Trump Was Warned Late Last Year of Potential Legal Peril Over Documents

November 06, 2022

The precise date of the late 2021 meeting between Mr. Trump and Mr. Herschmann is unclear. It was also unclear what, if any, awareness Mr. Herschmann had of what was in the boxes. Mr. Trump thanked Mr. Herschmann for the discussion but was noncommittal about his plans for returning the documents, the people familiar with the conversation said. A spokesman for Mr. Trump did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Lawyers for Mr. Trump turned over an additional set of classified documents in June.