Donald Trump Accidentally Admits to Crime in New Truth Social Post

Donald Trump’s coup attempt at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 got him banned from Twitter, which forced the former president to start his own social media company

called Truth Social. And the U.S. Department of Justice must be incredibly thankful Trump still has a way to talk directly with the public, since the 45th president appeared to

admit to at least one serious crime on Truth Social last night. Trump’s home in Florida was famously raided on August 8 after the Department of Justice and National Archives

asked the former president for any classified documents he took from the White House but only received a handful back. And late Tuesday, a new court filing in the case included a

photo showing many of the highly classified documents the FBI found Trump was illegally holding at Mar-a-Lago. Trump tried to defend himself over the incident on Wednesday,

sending out various messages on Truth Social that he apparently thought would exonerate him. But one message in particular contradicted his own legal team’s court filings and

seemed to be an admission of guilt for various crimes, including violation of the Presidential Records Act and obstruction of justice. Trump’s post on Truth Social on

Wednesday night: