The trend of “lashing out at the FBI” on Twitter as news that the FBI raided the former president’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, FL, which was not reported Monday, hit the media. society.
Donald Trump’s home was raided by the FBI
The search came as political figures accused Donald Trump of taking classified documents from the White House, AP news agency reported.
When news of the search broke, many Republicans took to Twitter and expressed that the GOP should disband the organization.
Republicans want to “take down the FBI”
Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado and Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia were among many who expressed the same opinion.
– Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) August 9, 2022
In a now-deleted Tweet, Boebert expressed:
GOP majority must abolish all forms of tyranny in Biden’s government @FBI
NEW: These are photos obtained by the NY Times’ Maggie Haberman from a White House source that show documents with Trump’s handwriting – in two different restrooms. Trump is said to have flushed both sets of documents repeatedly. This contradicts his repeated denials. pic.twitter.com/fn1SjOFxDW
– Jon Cooper (@joncoopertweets) August 8, 2022
FACE the FBI!
– Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) August 9, 2022
Conservative journalist Todd Starnes claims the “FBI” has been “weaponized” and should be “dismantled”.
The FBI has been weaponized. Defund and Dismantle.
– toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) August 9, 2022
Some have taken a different view that it is hypocritical, considering the many people who tweeted about bringing down the police as champions of “against blue” during the George Floyd protests.
People talk about Republicans
One person tweeted:
Not a conservative tweet that “badged the FBI,” the largest law enforcement agency in the country after Trump was raided. pic.twitter.com/yTywJkxFE1
– Preston Mitchum, he/he (@PrestonMitchum) August 9, 2022
These people were never really interested in protecting the police with this “beating the FBI” after the Mar-a-Lago raid and minimizing the Police Capitol. Culturally, they just accept the police as a mechanism to keep Blacks and Browns in their place and terrorize them and nothing more.
– (@exavierpope) August 9, 2022
Donald Trump releases statement on FBI raid
Donald Trump issued a statement and stated in part:
Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.” He also called the raid “a dark period.
Roomies, what do you guys think?