- Christina Bobb is at the forefront of Trump’s legal battle against the DOJ over the Mar-a-Lago raid.
- She previously worked at the far-right OAN network and the Marine Corps, and once ran for Congress.
- Insider spoke to experts and colleagues, who described her as a staunch Trump acolyte.
On June 3, three FBI agents and a Justice Department official met with Donald Trump and his lawyers in the dining room of Mar-a-Lago, the Florida club he moved to after his presidency.
The officials were there to retrieve all remaining classified documents in Trump’s possession as part of a subpoena issued a month earlier.
Christina Bobb, one of Trump’s lawyers, signed a letter attesting that a “diligent search” had been conducted and all material that was in Mar-a-Lago at the time had been returned to the US government, per a court filing.
But two months later, on August 8, the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago, uncovering 20 boxes worth of new material, including 11 sets that were marked as classified.
The discovery raised serious doubts about Bobb’s statement and prompted questions about who she is, how she got the top job with the former president, and what legal trouble she may now face.
Bobb did not respond to Insider’s request for an interview.
Bobb, 39, was born in Michigan and is the youngest of two girls, USA Today reported. As a teenager, she moved to Arizona, where she later attended the University of Arizona.
While there, Bobb was an avid athlete and played for her college soccer team as a goalkeeper, according to her