Prosecutors say witness in Trump’s categorized paperwork case retracted false testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — A witness within the legal case towards Donald Trump over the hoarding of categorized paperwork retracted “prior false testimony” after switching attorneys final month and offered new data that implicated the previous president, the Justice Division mentioned Tuesday.

The statements from the witness, a Trump staffer recognized in court docket papers because the director of knowledge expertise at Mar-a-Lago, was offered to prosecutors weeks earlier than particular counsel Jack Smith secured an up to date indictment accusing Trump and two others in a plot to delete surveillance video on the Florida property.

Prosecutors mentioned in a court docket submitting Tuesday that the witness informed a grand jury in Washington in March that he couldn’t recall any conversations concerning the safety footage