Jack Smith Says Trump Lawyers Made ‘Inaccurate’ Claims in Documents Case - EVOL

The special counsel’s office accused the former president of creating a ‘false narrative’ in the case.

The special counsel’s team leading the classified documents case against Donald Trump argued that his lawyers have created an “inaccurate and distorted picture of events” after the former president’s lawyers said there was collusion between the special counsel’s office and the Biden administration.

In a 68-page court filing submitted on Feb. 2, special prosecutor Jack Smith’s team wrote that President Trump came up with “false narrative of the investigation’s origins” that, according to prosecutors, serves as a bid to cast a shadow on the investigation.

“The defendants’ motion paints an inaccurate and distorted picture of events,” they wrote, saying that the Trump team of lawyers should address so-called “misstatements” that may “leave a highly misleading impression on a number of matters” regarding the case.

The claims came in a court filing responding to a Trump team request from last month that sought to force prosecutors to turn over a trove of information that defense lawyers believe is relevant to the case.

“Their apparent aim is to cast a cloud of suspicion over responsible actions by government officials diligently doing their jobs,” prosecutors said in the filing, while

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