Trump Reacts To News Of Special Counsel Aide’s WH Visit

( – Donald Trump is once again accusing the White House of colluding with special counsel Jack Smith after it was reported over the weekend that an investigator with the special counsel’s office attended a meeting at the White House two months before Trump was indicted in Florida, NBC News reported.

The New York Post reported over the weekend that Justice Department counterintelligence official Jay Bratt, who was the key investigator in the classified documents probe, attended a March 31 meeting at the White House that was facilitated by Caroline Saba, then-deputy chief of staff for the White House Counsel’s office.

In its report, the Post highlighted the fact that this meeting took place nine weeks before the Florida grand jury indicted Trump for his mishandling of classified documents.

Naturally, Trump and his surrogates seized on the report to accuse the White House of colluding with the special counsel in the case.

In a post on Truth Social, Trump claimed that “aides” of Jack Smith met at the White House with “high officials” just before he was indicted and asserted that the meeting is proof of election interference because Joe Biden “knew and APPROVED” of his indictment. Trump called for his case to be dismissed.

But according to NBC News, while the meeting took place, Jay Bratt did not meet with “high officials” as Donald Trump claimed. Nor was the meeting to get the White House to sign off on the indictment.

A source familiar with the meeting told NBC News that Caroline Saba facilitated the meeting so that Bratt could speak with a career White House staffer, who held the same position in the White House when Donald Trump was president. Such a meeting would include someone from the White House Counsel’s office since the office represents the White House as a whole and not just the president, the source said.

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