(FeaturedNews.com) – A significant number of Secret Service agents, estimated to be around 24, have been subpoenaed or required to appear before a grand jury in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the grand jury is to investigate the manner in which former President Donald Trump handled classified documents. Multiple sources with knowledge of the situation have disclosed that prosecutors have conducted interviews with numerous Secret Service agents assigned to Trump’s security detail at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. These agents have subsequently been summoned to testify before the grand jury.
The testimony of the Secret Service agents has taken place over the past few months while the grand jury was on a temporary hiatus. One individual familiar with the case emphasized that the agents have been frequently reminded that their primary duty is to serve as law enforcement officers rather than solely as the president’s private security.
The investigation into Trump’s handling of classified documents is being spearheaded by special counsel Jack Smith, who has been examining various pieces of evidence and materials seized during an FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago in August. The raid yielded thousands of documents, with over 100 of them bearing classified markings. The New York Times was the first to report on the involvement of the Secret Service agents in the investigation. Trump is facing 37 charges in the classified documents case at this time.
In a recent development, NBC News reported that a federal grand jury in Florida is set to convene this week to consider additional evidence related to the investigation. However, the precise connection between this Florida grand jury and the one in Washington, D.C. remains unclear.
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