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House GOP stands by Trump despite revelation FBI searched for nuclear documents

The Washington Post reported Thursday that the classified documents were among the items FBI agents sought in the search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property. Republicans have been highly critical of the FBI and Attorney General Merrick Garland over the execution of the search warrant. Experts in classified information said the unusual search underscores deep concern among government officials about the types of information they thought could be located at Trump's property. Rep. Michael R. Turner suggested that it was possible that Trump had in his possession documents related to nuclear weapons that were technically classified but not “truly classified” He stressed that he did not know what documents Trump might have had but stressed that there are a number of things that are classified that fall under the umbrella of nuclear weapons.

Rep. Elise Stefanik called the FBI search a “complete abuse and overreach of its authority” and promoted baseless claims that the agency protected Hillary