CNN reports having obtained a transcript of a 2021 meeting where former President Donald Trump allegedly talked about being in possession of “secret” and “confidential” materials.
Trump announced on Thursday he had been indicted on federal charges “seemingly” related to the classified documents case. CNN’s report regarding a 2021 meeting at Trump’s resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, where he purportedly spoke of being in possession of classified material relating to Iran, surfaced on Friday.
“Secret. This is secret information. Look, look at this,” states the transcript — the source of which is not specified — according to the outlet’s Paula Reid and Jeremy Herb. “This was done by the military and given to me.”
Two individuals working on a biography for his former chief of staff, Mark Meadows, communication strategist Margo Martin, and other unidentified Trump aides were allegedly at the meeting, where Trump was critical of Gen.