WSJ: Special Counsel Is Wrapping Up Trump Mar-a-Lago Probe

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According to individuals familiar with the matter, special counsel Jack Smith is nearing the conclusion of his criminal investigation into whether former President Donald Trump mishandled classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago resort.

Within Trump’s inner circle, some of his close associates are preparing for the possibility of his indictment and foresee the potential for fundraising opportunities arising from such a prosecution, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Meanwhile, internal conflicts within the Trump legal team have resulted in the departure of a key lawyer.

In recent weeks, prosecutors working under Smith have conducted interviews with almost every employee at Trump’s Florida residence, ranging from top political aides to housekeeping and maintenance staff.

Witnesses have been extensively questioned, sometimes in multiple rounds of testimony, focusing on specific aspects that Smith’s team would need to establish in order to prove a crime.

These inquiries include exploring Trump’s intentions and undermining potential defenses that he may raise.

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