After Donald Trump's Home is Raided by the DOJ, Republicans Promise "Payback"
Many Republicans share the idea that the DOJ is now a state of weaponized politicization as well as Biden is weaponizing the DOJ himself...
After the Justice Department sent federal law enforcement to raid Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago home in Florida Republicans have promised “payback.” According to Kevin McCarthy, the House Republican Leader, “The Justice Department has reached an intolerable state of weaponized politicization.”
Many people on the Republican side of the aisle share this belief. The investigation/raid is targeting records Trump brought back to his private residence from the White House. These are just rumors currently as the Justice Department hasn’t issued an official statement nor confirmed any circulating details.
Donald Trump claimed it was a siege and said, “Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.” This pushed Kevin McCarthy to go even further in his criticisms of the Justice Department by saying that if Republicans win control of the House in the midterm election, they will task committees with investigating the investigation into Trump.
“When Republicans take back the House, we will conduct immediate oversight of this department, follow the facts, and leave no stone unturned.
Merrick Garland, preserve your documents and clear your calendar.”
Kevin McCarthy said.
Earlier this year, the National Archives indicated that 15 boxes of presidential records were obtained that Donald Trump failed to hand over at the end of his presidency, contrary to the Presidential Records Act. The act states that a president’s papers belong to the public.
Continuing on with the Republican criticisms of the Justice Department as well as the Democratic party, Diana Harshbarger said, “The Democrats, for too long, have used our government agencies from the FBI to the IRS to target their political opponents. This inconceivable raid is an attack on our Republic.”
Lindsey Graham had a more subtle response compared to his GOP counterparts as he said “Time will Tell. However, launching an investigation of a former President this close to an election is problematic.”
Fred Keller said that Biden is to blame: “Biden is weaponizing the DOJ against his political opponents. If they can do this to the former President of the United States, imagine what they can do to you.” However, Biden didn’t give access to the search warrant — a judge did…