Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Home Raided by FBI

 

Via Fox News.

Former President Trump on Monday said that his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida is “under siege” by a “large group” of FBI agents.

“Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before. After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate,” Trump said. “It is prosecutorial misconduct, the weaponization of the Justice System, and an attack by Radical Left Democrats who desperately don’t want me to run for President in 2024, especially based on recent polls, and who will likewise do anything to stop Republicans and Conservatives in the upcoming Midterm Elections.”

“Such an assault could only take place in broken, Third-World Countries. Sadly, America has now become one of those Countries, corrupt at a level not seen before,” Trump said, alleging that the FBI agents broke into his safe.

“What is the difference between this and Watergate, where operatives broke into the Democrat National Committee?” he said. “Here, in reverse, Democrats broke into the home of the 45th President of the United States.”

Multiple sources tell Fox News the FBI’s raid of Mar-a-Lago is related to the materials Trump allegedly brought to his private residence after his presidency concluded. That matter was referred to the Justice Department by the National Archives and Records Administration, which said it found classified material in 15 boxes at the residence.

Per the CNN article, he was not home at the time.

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  1. Dr. Bastiat Member
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    Polling for the Democrats in midterm congressional races must be worse than I thought…

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  2. jmelvin Member
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    I wouldn’t say that the FBI had no business being there, but they best have their ducks in a row and clearly verified before pulling this off.  If not, these are the kinds of stunts that can break up countries and get lots of people killed.

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  3. Doug Watt Moderator
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    No more Gadsden flag, they have made Hugo Chavez, Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, and Manuel Ortega proud.

    See the source image

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  4. Metalheaddoc Member
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    Gee, I’m sure this is totally legit. Why didn’t they wait until he was there and call CNN to televise a perp walk in cuffs, Roger Stone-style? 

    This is the kind of thing that leads to civil unrest. This is banana republic territory. Hillary? not raided. Hunter? not raided.  Two tiered justice system writ large.  Politics has always been scummy. But Law Enforcement? Now it’s all about who you know and who you…Lewinsky. 

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  5. Columbo Member
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    Third world country status. Banana Republic. For once, I’d just like this to happen to a democrat (although it is entirely disgusting, they certainly deserve it). I want these criminals frog-marched down the streets of D.C. (the entire Biden and Clinton family crime syndicates!

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  6. Vance Richards Member
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    But they can’t investigate the Biden family because it’s an election year?

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  7. Annefy Member
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    I remember making a comment years ago, after DJT won in 2020, that it was best to walk away from all HRC investigations, that the optics of a previously presidential candidate being investigated was awful and un-American.

    I deeply regret that comment.

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  8. Richard Easton Coolidge
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    Thank you never Trumpers. We tried to warn you about Biden but you wouldn’t listen. 

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  9. Columbo Member
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    Compare and contrast with the FBI’s kid glove treatment of Hillary Clinton. Bastards!

     

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  10. JoelB Member
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    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    Thank you never Trumpers. We tried to warn you about Biden but you wouldn’t listen.

    They’re still not listening.

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  11. Vance Richards Member
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    They must actually believe he can win in 2024.

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  12. Columbo Member
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    Vance Richards (View Comment):

    But they can’t investigate the Biden family because it’s an election year?

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  13. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    I assume we will get the Conservative Case for Political Prosecutions soon. 

    I now want him to run. He should announce now. The sooner the better. 

     

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  14. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    Thank you never Trumpers. We tried to warn you about Biden but you wouldn’t listen.

    What? NeverTrumpers think this is just fine.

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  15. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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  16. Annefy Member
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    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    Thank you never Trumpers. We tried to warn you about Biden but you wouldn’t listen.

    And I am furious with every, single one of them. Do they spend a moment wondering What hell have we wrought? and What hell have we wrought upon others?

    I put up a post last year, May God Forgive You, Because I Never Will.  My feelings on the matter have become stronger.

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  17. Annefy Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    I assume we will get the Conservative Case for Political Prosecutions soon.

    I now want him to run. He should announce now. The sooner the better.

     

    And this time, I’ll knock on doors for him. I’ve gone from “mild indifference, I hope he doesn’t”, to Hell Yeah. I’m taking my MAGA hat out of the closet today.

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  18. Rodin Member
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    Fascism is here. No more hyperbole — just fact.

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  19. Django Member
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    Now let us see is Trump gets even token support from the pond scum we call the GOP. 

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  20. Barfly Member
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    Annefy (View Comment):

    I remember making a comment years ago, after DJT won in 2020, that it was best to walk away from all HRC investigations, that the optics of a previously presidential candidate being investigated was awful and un-American.

    I deeply regret that comment.

    Lock her up.

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  21. Rodin Member
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    Django (View Comment):

    Now let us see is Trump gets even token support from the pond scum we call the GOP.

    If the GOP does not stand up as one then the game is over. There is no reason to support Republicans because they are simply part of a cabal.

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  22. Paul Stinchfield Member
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    Rodin (View Comment):

    Fascism is here. No more hyperbole — just fact.

    The thing is, the fascist tendencies of the Democrat Party (and the left in general) were clear long ago.

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  23. GlenEisenhardt Coolidge
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    The FBI is a criminal organization and should not have one penny sent to it any longer. They never raided Hillary. They have yet to raid hunter. But they raided Trump for “missing classified documents.” We need an organization that’s fair and honest. Not blatantly biased and corrupt. Abolish it. 

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  24. Metalheaddoc Member
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    I must say, I am curious to see what the FBI plants and then “discovers” then leaks to their media sycophants. 

    On the bright side, Andrew McCarthy doesn’t have to write a column this week. He can dust off an old “FBI/DOJ is full of honest patriotic civil servants” chestnut. 

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  25. Rodin Member
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    Paul Stinchfield (View Comment):

    Rodin (View Comment):

    Fascism is here. No more hyperbole — just fact.

    The thing is, the fascist tendencies of the Democrat Party (and the left in general) were clear long ago.

    Clear but it was like having a cute wild animal pup thinking that “yeah, it might tear up a few things but it also entertains and I can control it”. Today we know that animal is full grown and  a clear and present danger.

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  26. Django Member
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    Rodin (View Comment):

    Django (View Comment):

    Now let us see is Trump gets even token support from the pond scum we call the GOP.

    If the GOP does not stand up as one then the game is over. There is no reason to support Republicans because they are simply part of a cabal.

    I do not think they will stand up, but hope I am wrong. May the NTs rot in Hell if there is one. 

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  27. ToryWarWriter Reagan
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    Next step is in Governor DeSantis’s court.  Given his recent actions, I could see him have a escalatory response.

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  28. Doug Watt Moderator
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    There’s a lesson here. When I was on the street, I was more concerned with the guy that broke into your home or your business. As much as the Left hates Trump they hate his voters even more. They’re not trying to hire 80,000+ IRS agents to go after big Democrat donors. They are being hired to go after small business owners or individuals that earn under 200K a year. That is where the money is in the United States.

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  29. Percival Thatcher
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oik (View Comment):

    Richard Easton (View Comment):

    Thank you never Trumpers. We tried to warn you about Biden but you wouldn’t listen.

    What? NeverTrumpers think this is just fine.

    The articles at the Dispatch and the Bulwark will be so nuanced.

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  30. RushBabe49 Thatcher
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