Trump’s disdain for intelligence rules foretold his indictment

June 11, 2023

© Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post Former president Donald Trump boards a plane on June 10 in Newark. During his four years in the White House, Donald Trump routinely flouted the laws, rules and conventions that govern the handling of classified information. The way President Donald Trump handled classified information, which some of his own advisers considered reckless, was his official prerogative. In one photo, a box has fallen to the floor of a storage closet, spilling classified documents for anyone to see. © U.S. Department of Justice/AFP/Getty Images This photo in the indictment against Donald Trump shows stacks of boxes at Mar-a-Lago.