A timeline of the investigation into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago docs

The search of former President Donald Trump’ s Mar-a-Lago club for classified documents and other government records may have come as a surprise to the public. But new legal filings show the investigation that triggered the unprecedented action was months in the making. The documents make clear that Trump had ample opportunity to return the material the government requested — and then subpoenaed — and reveal the sheer quantity of highly sensitive documents he was keeping at the club.