Ex-Trump aide Stephanie Grisham says she thinks there's nothing shocking on the CCTV footage of the FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid.
Grisham told CNN she's not "surprised" Donald Trump hasn't released the footage yet "because I don't think there is anything there."
The FBI searched Trump's Florida property as part of an investigation into his handling of classified White House documents.
Stephanie Grisham, an ex-top aide to former President Donald Trump, says she thinks there's nothing shocking on the surveillance footage showing the FBI's raid of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate last week.
Grisham told CNN in an interview published Wednesday night that she is not "surprised" Trump has not yet released the CCTV footage from the search "only because I don't think there is anything there."
"I think Donald Trump would have released it already. He doesn't listen to his lawyers, he doesn't listen to who's around him," she said, adding, "If he wanted it released, it would be released by now."
Grisham continued, "I think what we would see is hardworking FBI agents doing their jobs."
"I think if there was video of them ransacking rooms or stealing items like Donald Trump has purported that would be out there," said Grisham, who served as Trump's White House press secretary and the former first lady's chief of staff before resigning on January 6, 2021.
The FBI on August 8 searched Trump's Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Florida, as part of an investigation into his handling of classified White House documents.
Unsealed court documents revealed that the search was tied to a probe into whether Trump violated three federal laws, — including the Espionage Act — by moving boxes of classified materials from the White House to the estate at the end of his presidency.
During its search of Trump's property, the FBI seized 11 sets of classified documents, including some that were labeled "top secret," according to unsealed and released court papers.
Trump and his allies have fiercely lambasted the FBI search with the former commander-in-chief baselessly accusing the feds of "prosecutorial misconduct" and planting evidence in a "sneak attack."
One of Trump's children, Eric Trump, said this week that his family has footage of the FBI's search and is planning to release it "at the right time."
CNN has reported that Trump is mulling making public some of the surveillance footage in the hopes of using it to fire up his political base.
Some Trump allies are imploring the former president to release the footage, according to the news outlet.
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