Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) sounded disconnected connected the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) reported execution of a hunt warrant of erstwhile President Donald Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago successful Florida.
“The raid of MAL is different escalation successful the weaponization of national agencies against the Regime’s governmental opponents, portion radical similar Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves,” DeSantis tweeted. “Now the Regime is getting different 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic.”
The raid of MAL is different escalation successful the weaponization of national agencies against the Regime’s governmental opponents, portion radical similar Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves. Now the Regime is getting different 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic.
— Ron DeSantis (@RonDeSantisFL) August 9, 2022
On Monday, Trump announced that FBI was conducting a hunt of his backstage location astatine Mar-a-Lago and that the raid was “unannounced.”
“These are acheronian times for our Nation, arsenic my beauteous home, Mar- A-Lago successful Palm Beach, Florida, is presently nether siege, raided, and occupied by a ample radical of FBI agents,” Trump said successful a lengthy statement. “Nothing similar this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”
“It is prosecutorial misconduct, the weaponization of the Justice System, and an onslaught by Radical Left Democrats who desperately don’t privation maine to tally for President successful 2024, particularly based connected caller polls, and who volition likewise bash thing to halt Republicans and Conservatives successful the upcoming Midterm Elections,” the erstwhile president added. “Such an battle could lone instrumentality spot successful broken, Third-World Countries, Sadly, America has present go 1 of those Countries, corrupt astatine a level not seen before. They adjacent broke into my safe! What is the quality betwixt this and Watergate, wherever operatives broke into the Democrat National Committee? Here, successful reverse, Democrats broke into the location of the 45th President of the United States.”
A root with cognition of the improvement told the Associated Press that the raid was undertaken successful transportation to an probe into whether Trump took classified documents from during his clip astatine the White House to his South Florida estate.
The FBI nor the Department of Justice person issued a connection confirming the enactment by national authorities.
This communicative is developing.