FBI Raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

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Yesterday Trump announced that the FBI  “raided, and occupied” his Florida club and home, Mara-a-Lago. “Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before,” Trump said in a statement. “After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate.” Trump confirmed that “my home was under siege by large group of agents who even broke into my safe”.

“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,” he added, “especially based on recent polls, and who will likewise do anything to stop Republicans and Conservatives in the upcoming Midterm Elections.”

It is unclear what the raid was connected to and what the FBI agents were searching for. “It is political targeting at the highest level” Trump claimed in the statement.

This is alarming on so many levels. Is this the country that we want to live in because this is what fascism looks like. Just within the last six years, you had a FBI that spied on a Presidential candidate (Donald Trump) who was a private citizen at the time, you have an FBI that has now classified parents who are speaking up at their school board meetings as terrorists, and now you have an FBI that has raided the home of a former President and then refuses to announce what the raid is even about.

This is what a Banana Republic looks like and I fear things are going to get much worse in the coming months.

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