Conspiracy Theory: John Cusack Suggests Donald Trump Hoped to ‘Cash In’ on Documents Kept at Mar-a-Lago

John Cusack stands outside Wrigley Field in Game Three of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field on October 28, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Hollywood star John Cusack claimed Friday that former President Donald Trump was looking to sell documents that are allegedly at the center of the FBI’s raid this week at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.

The Say Anything star made the allegation in a tweet Friday that he appears to have deleted, then reposted.

Cusack reposted and commented on speculation by Walter Shaub, a “Senior Fellow” at a government oversight nonprofit. “If [Trump] kept nuclear secrets in a locked storeroom at a golf resort for a year and a half, it seems hard to believe that our government remains the only one with copies,” Shaub wrote on social media. Cusack appeared to endorse the conspiracy claim, based on anonymous sources telling the Washington Post that the FBI was searching Mar-a-Lago for “classified documents relating to nuclear weapons.” The actor asserted without evidence that the former president is “in debt” and is “comprimised [sic] all over the world” and thus would be likely to sell state secrets for personal profit.

Cusack even cited the fact that the late Ivana Trump is buried at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, as proof of the former president’s duplicity and all-consuming greed.

Cusack is the latest Hollywood celebrity exploiting the FBI’s raid to attack President Trump. Hollywood elites including Michael Moore, Rob Reiner, Michael Rapaport, George Takei, and Rosanna Arquette all gloated and cheered the raid.

As Breitbart News reported exclusively Friday, the FBI waited nearly three full days from the time the search warrant was issued to execute the raid — undermining the insinuation that agents were responding to an urgent national security concern.

The raid only appears to have boosted Trump’s popularity among Republicans. Politico reported that a record high of 58 percent of Republican voters now say they would vote for Trump in a 2024 presidential primary.

A recent survey found the FBI’s raid has motivated most Americans to vote in the midterm election in November, with 70.4 percent, saying the FBI’s raid of Trump’s residence will increase their motivation to vote

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