An lawyer for Donald Trump mentioned the newest labeled folder turned over to investigators was simply that ― a folder, and a folder alone ― which the previous president used to dam a lightweight that was bothering him at night time.
Timothy Parlatore downplayed the folder on CNN as “one of many extra humorous points of this entire factor” and claimed it “means nothing” as a result of it was empty.
He mentioned the folder marked “Labeled Night Abstract” was present in Trump’s bed room at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
“He has a type of landline telephones subsequent to his mattress, and it has a blue mild on it, and it retains him up at night time,” Parlatore mentioned. “So he took the manilla folder and he put it over it in order that it might maintain the sunshine down so he may sleep at night time.”
He claimed Justice Division investigators “went loopy” once they discovered in regards to the folder and issued a subpoena for it.
“Now the president has to discover a totally different approach to maintain the blue mild out of his eyes,” he mentioned.
It’s not clear what occurred to the doc or paperwork that had been initially contained in the folder.
Dozens of labeled paperwork had been discovered at Mar-a-Lago throughout a search final summer season. Since then, paperwork have additionally been discovered at a number of of President Joe Biden’s personal places in addition to on the house of former Vice President Mike Pence.