Trump says ‘nuclear weapons issue is a hoax’ after Washington Post report

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on social media on Friday that the “nuclear weapons issue is a hoax,” responding to a Washington Post report that FBI agents sought documents on nuclear matters in a search of his home in Florida.

It was not clear if any such documents were recovered at the former president’s Mar-a-Lago compound in Palm Beach, the Post said. Reuters could not immediately confirm the report.

The US Justice Department asked a judge on Thursday to make public the warrant that authorized the FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago, after Trump, a Republican, called the move political retaliation.

Trump said Friday morning on his Truth Social social media platform that the “nuclear weapons issue is a hoax,” equating it to controversies involving Russia, the two impeachments against him and the investigation of a special prosecutor.

“Same sleazy people involved,” he said.

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