Former president Donald Trump was charged by the Justice Department in connection with the discovery of hundreds of classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida.
This is the second time he has been criminally charged since March, when he was indicted in state court in New York on 34 counts of falsifying business records related to hush money payments from 2016. Trump, who has denied wrongdoing in both cases, is the only former president ever charged with a crime. Trump aide Walt Nauta also was charged.
Amber Phillips, a politics reporter, and Brianna Tucker, a deputy politics editor, answered your questions about the indictment on Friday afternoon during a live chat. The chat is over, but your can read a transcript of it below. Questions may have been edited for accuracy and clarity.
Alexandra Pannoni, newsroom talent and community editor, produced this Q&A.