Florida prosecutor sheds light on 'another troubling thing' revealed during the search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Florida prosecutor sheds light on 'another troubling thing' revealed during the search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Joint Base Andrews Air Force Base Friday July 5, 2019, in Maryland, and depart on Air Force One en route New Jersey. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

In the wake of the latest developments involving the Federal Bureau of Investigations' (FBI) search warrant executed at Mar-a-Lago, many have suggested that the U.S. Department of Justice appears to be zeroing in on former President Donald Trump.

Now, a Florida prosecutor is weighing in with his assessment of the case while shedding light on another disturbing aspect of the investigation that was revealed during the search.

During a recent appearance on MSNBC's "The Katie Phang Show," Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg spoke to guest host Cori Coffin where he insisted that it appears the former president may be facing an unprecedented legal bind.

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At one point during the broadcast, Coffin shared a highlighted clip of former FBI Assistant Director Counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi as he explained why he believes it would have been impossible for Trump to have pulled it off alone.

"He can't have done this all alone and it's unlikely that he packed all those boxes, kept them in wherever they were at Mar-a-Lago, someone had to have knowledge of this and I think they're looking at other people as well," Figliuzzi said.

Then, Coffin asked, "Dave, what is your take on that, whether investigators could be looking at others and Trump's circle?"

Aronberg noted that he agreed with the assessment. "I agree with that and I think Trump will try to make someone into the fall guy," he said as he jokingly added, "Be careful, Mark Meadows."

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He continued, "I do think the investigation is just beyond Donald Trump. I think Trump has to be worried about the mole within Mar-a-Lago because there is a reason why they got a search warrant. They had someone on the inside who knew that Trump was allegedly lying about the possession of these documents and knew where it was located -- inside that safe.

"Here's the other troubling thing: based on the statutes cited, that mole may have also told the feds that Trump had destroyed documents," he added. "So, it's not just that Trump possessed documents, but that that secret source may have observed Trump destroying the documents, which is another crime altogether."

He concluded, "So yeah, he's got a lot to worry about, because the one thing you know about Donald Trump, he values loyalty above everything else, even though loyalty, to him, is one-way street."

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