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Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions

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By ERIC TUCKER

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They have been claiming that he has broken the law so many times since he became president. He’s not in jail-never been charged. Russiagate- 4 years of nonsense- pushed as fact. The dems need to understand that what they do to others when they have power, can be done to them in the next cycle. Not a good sign of the health of the institutions of the republic. I’m not a fan-don’t want to see trump president again-if he’s guilty, charge him. However, the institutions need to be clearly and reliably seen as non-partisan.

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This is a probe. An investigation. Its intention is to find out what the facts are. Whatever the merits of the claims that it’s politically biased, only by investigating a possible breach of law do you find out whether there’s fire beneath the smoke. Doing nothing, especially when it’s already been demonstrated that there were breaches of the law, is just sitting back with your hands over your eyes and allowing bad things to happen. If there’s nothing wrong, as Trump and his supporters say, then nothing worse will happen than a slap on the wrist. Actually, no matter what Trump is guilty of, that’s probably the worst that will happen anyway.

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The dems need to understand that what they do to others when they have power, can be done to them in the next cycle

The pubs should realize that themselves. This is the dem payback for “Lock her up”. You guys made this bed you’re whining is uncomfortable.

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If he broke the law they’d lock him up already. But since they haven’t locked him up after 6 years of scrutiny, and since it doesn’t look like they’ll be charging him let alone putting cuffs on him any time soon, I’d say no, he hasn’t broken the law. But I’d bet he has. Just like I’d bet Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, McConnell, Hilary, and many more have. They’re all crooked politicians. We’re just witnessing political theater.

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This is the dem payback for “Lock her up”. You guys made this bed you’re whining is uncomfortable.

But that’s just swampy politics. I thought the dems, according to Michelle, go high when the others go low; however, that turned out to be another democratic lie. That’s the beauty of Trump’s presidency: he provoked the dems to act in a way that is unbecoming of a party that claims to champion democracy. In fact, Trump showed the dems to be anything but democratic. The dems haven’t done a lick of work since 2016 ; they’re just seemingly obsessed with Trump. I could care less about Trump. I say to the dems: give me your pitch as to why I should vote for you. Right now, all I can say is, this is all you got? Trump? That’s it?

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To obtain a search warrant, the Justice Department would have had to persuade a judge that probable cause existed that a crime was committed, though what statute officials think may have been violated is unclear.

In this case, the Justice Department had a magistrate judge sign off. Magistrates are hired by district judges to help them with routine matters. Telling.

Oh, and he was a big political donor to Obama.

Of course.

Mr. NoidallToday  08:50 am JST

Just like I’d bet Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, McConnell, Hilary, and many more have. They’re all crooked politicians. We’re just witnessing political theater.

Exactly.

Just like there was no raid on Eric Swalwell's house, the congressman who had an affair with a Chinese spy. No one thought to maybe to raid someone's home here?

And as you mention Petraeus--his mistress was found to have confidential information--which of course they denied came from Petraeus. In a speech she mentioned previously unreported information about a deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi. Hmmm--sounds like someone's home should have been raided.

Democrats have assured that Trump will run now.

Thank you libs.

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Two groups of people know what was found and taken from Mar-A-Lago during the FBI search - the FBI agents who conducted it and Donald Trump (or his attorneys) who were left with a complete inventory of everything seized....

So with all the hue and cry from Trump and the Repubs ranting about "show us what was taken"....all Trump has to do is show the inventory....

So come on Donald, let everyone know what was confiscated....you've got nothing to hide, do you?

ROFL...

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lincolnmanToday  10:26 am JST

So with all the hue and cry from Trump and the Repubs ranting about "show us what was taken"....all Trump has to do is show the inventory....

The only rant is coming from the left. They are the ones who care about what was taken.

They are the ones who raided Trump, right? Makes sense.

Funny though---the FBI searched the back of Melania's closet! Maybe he is storing secret information in her shoes!At Trump's home--which is guarded by the Secret Service.

But don't call it a raid! The left-media is getting triggered when the word "raid" is used.

MSNBC headline: DON'T CALL IT A RAID

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So with all the hue and cry from Trump and the Repubs ranting about "show us what was taken"....all Trump has to do is show the inventory....

The only rant is coming from the left. They are the ones who care about what was taken.

Hmmm.....didn't know this guy was left....

*Rep. Mike Turner, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee**, sent a letter to Wray on Monday calling for a briefing on the justification for the search.*

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-fbi-search-mar-a-lago-republicans-investigations-justice-department

So once again, Trump has a complete inventory of what was sized - why doesn't he release it to show that "it was all a witch hunt"?

Come on Donald, show us your "Top Secret" stash...

ROFL...

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lincolnmanToday  10:54 am JST

Hmmm.....didn't know this guy was left....

Are you?

ROFL . . .

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If he broke the law they’d lock him up already.

Um, do you not understand how the law works? Innocence until proven guilty. Someone is proven guilty through an investigation. Investigations are started when there is evidence of a possible crime.

How would they have locked him up already without going through the exact investigation that he is going through right now?

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that’s just swampy politics. I thought the dems, according to Michelle, go high when the others go low;

That's how you lose your country. Barack went high, the pubs went to the bottom. The democrats realized they also need to.

Lock him up.

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The law in question is https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/PLAW-115publ118/pdf/PLAW-115publ118.pdf . It was passed by a Republican controlled House and Senate and signed by a Republican President.

The search may have been in response to something in Alex Jones's records or to Trump's recent golfing buddies. And was apparently assisted by someone familiar with Mar-a-Lago.

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So the very corrupt FBI, same group that had members texting each other about taking down President Trump, Spying on President Trump, had a corrupt judge who was a Obama supporter and helped Epstein, signed off of this completely unethical search warrant, the FBI didn’t even give a copy of the warrant to Trumps Lawyer, and they ask the people at Mar-largo to turn off all cameras.

Yeah sure nothing to see here, that’s all normal.

Hillary Clinton had classified documents and computers that he has bleached and they never raided her home.

The FBI is completely biased and being used as a political tool by the leftist Democratic Party! Sad times for American!

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The only rant is coming from the left. They are the ones who care about what was taken.

Hmmm.....didn't know this guy was left....

*Rep. Mike Turner, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee**, sent a letter to Wray on Monday calling for a briefing on the justification for the search.*

Are you?

You think REPUB Mike Turner is a leftist....this guy too....

*Republican Jim Jordan said he wants Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray to come to the House Judiciary Committee this Friday and respond to questions about the Mar-a-Lago raid. “What was on the warrant? What were you really doing?” Jordan asked. “What were you looking for?*

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/house/jim-jordan-we-deserve-answers-now-mar-a-lago-raid

Trump's lawyers have a copy of the search warrant - and a list of everything seized....

So once again, explain to us why they aren't releasing it proving this search was bogus?

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Trump's lawyers have a copy of the search warrant - and a list of everything seized....

Can any of our righties tell us why Trump is hiding the list of items seized from Mar A Lago?

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The question is not whether he has broken any laws. The question is, how many laws has he broken, and, how many times?

I think there is a 50/50 chance he will end up running to Putin for asylum.

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StrangerlandToday  11:33 am JST

Can any of our righties tell us why Trump is hiding the list of items seized from Mar A Lago?

The FBI and DOJ is hiding what was listed in the warrant.

How about that.

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You know in your hearts this is wrong, but your so full of hate for Trump you don’t care. 

They claimed it had nothing to do with January 6th and now the leftist dems are on tv saying well it might overlap. Such illegal activity conducted by the FBI! 

God Bless President Trump and his family. He will overcome these attacks and he has already shown the American people how corrupt the FBI and the Democratic Party really is.

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If he broke the law they’d lock him up already. But since they haven’t locked him up after 6 years of scrutiny, and since it doesn’t look like they’ll be charging him let alone putting cuffs on him any time soon, I’d say no, he hasn’t broken the law. But I’d bet he has. Just like I’d bet Biden, Pelosi, Schumer, McConnell, Hilary, and many more have. They’re all crooked politicians. We’re just witnessing political theater.

I agree. Right now there’s a definite witch hunt, harassment and personal persecution going on. Does that means he’s perfect? It does not. I don’t think that there is anything that he has that can politically damage him as far as that’s concerned, businesswise, I would have no idea, but that doesn’t mean the left will not stop to find something, they will continue with this witch hunt up until November for sure. As you said, they have tried everything for the last six years, and they couldn’t get anything on this man, so now they read his home, they tell his lawyers they can’t be there, when they have every right to be there, they tell them, they have to turn the security cameras off, which they, thank God did not do! so the Democrats and the apartment justice have crossed a line of pretty much no return, and that’s going to cost them politically.

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Trump must be innocent because he's Trump, Mr. Clean?

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