Trump indicted on 37 counts in secret documents case

FORMER US president Donald Trump is facing 37 counts in the Mar-a-Lago documents case, according to the unsealed indictment released yesterday, with federal prosecutors accusing him of illegally keeping top secret files on US nuclear and defence programmes.

The Justice Department said that when he left the White House in January 2021, Trump took with him highly classified files from the Pentagon, CIA, National Security Agency and other intelligence bodies.