Prosecutor in Trump classified papers case calls claims of hostility toward co-defendant 'garbage'

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump's personal valet accused federal prosecutors Wednesday of targeting the valet because he refused to cooperate against the former president in the classified documents case. A prosecutor called the claim "garbage."

Walt Nauta was charged alongside Trump last year in a federal case accusing them of conspiring to conceal boxes of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's estate in Palm Beach, Florida, Both men have pleaded not guilty.

The case, among four criminal prosecutions against Trump, had been set for trial on May 20 but U.S. District Ju...

 

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