Before leaving office, former President Donald Trump discussed confidential details about American nuclear submarines with an Australian billionaire. According to two American media outlets, which revealed this explosive information on Thursday evening, the Australian businessman was interviewed on this subject in the federal investigation into the management of the White House archives.
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Donald Trump shared confidential information on American nuclear submarines with an Australian businessman shortly before his departure from the White House, ABC News and the New York Times reported on Thursday evening, October 5.
The scene took place in April 2021 at the former president’s residence at Mar-a-Lago in Florida, a club of which Australian Anthony Pratt is also a member, according to these media, citing unidentified sources.
This billionaire, who runs one of the largest cardboard packaging companies in the world, then shared this information with dozens of other people: at least 45 according to ABC News, including employees of his company, journalists and journalists. Australian officials, including former prime ministers.
According to the two media, Anthony Pratt was interviewed on this subject by federal investigators who are working on the file of the alleged negligent management by Donald Trump of dozens of confidential documents after his departure from the White House, for which the ex -president will be tried in May 2024 in Florida.
Number of nuclear warheads
According to these same sources, Donald Trump’s exchanges with this businessman could endanger the American nuclear fleet.
The former president, who told his interlocutor that Australia should buy American submarines, thus revealed the number of nuclear warheads that these devices normally carry and at what distance they can approach their Russian counterparts without being able to be detected, according to the two media.
ABC News specifies that, during his interviews with federal investigators, Anthony Pratt indicated that he did not know whether Donald Trump was serious or bragging but that investigators asked him not to repeat this information, indicating that it could be too sensitive to be relayed in public.