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From a legal perspective, one cannot overstate how big of a deal the Mar A Lago raid is. This decision had to be approved by AG Garland personally, and likely means that the FBI's investigation is nearing its final stages. This is terrible news for Donald Trump.

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Best news I’ve heard since January of 2020.

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Home of a former pres raided. Never happened before.

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…2021

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Donald who?

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I thought they might be looking for illegals working at his club.

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“After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate,” Trump said in his statement.

one could get the impression the Feds aren’t satisfied with said selective cooperation. Doubt Feds do anything this visible if they aren’t pretty confident they have something on him

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The discovery of classified information at Mar-a-Lago was referred to the Justice Department by the National Archives and Records Administration, which said it had found classified material in 15 boxes at the residence.

I'll I can say is HAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!

I hope you've gotten some better lawyers than Crazy Rudy, Sidney Powell, and John Eastman....you're going to need them...

I bet the FBI will find the words "Packed by Don Jr" written on the outside of the boxes....in black Sharpie...LOL...

But the claim that this is just related to the theft of classified materiel is only an assumption - this could be the result of testimony before the grand jury by all his former staff members and associates on the whole "fraudulent electors and fake certification lists" coup attempt...

Between this criminal investigation and the separate one by the Georgia AG on his "I just want to find 10,700 votes" phone call. The Donald is in deep do-do...

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I would not be surprised if a high level Trump associate flipped on the former President and is cooperating with the Department of Justice. One name to watch: Mark Meadows.

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Pretty sure Garland expected you and yours to claim political hit job, Blacklabel.

kinda why this is big. He signed off on it anyway.

you say we imagine “rights”we don’t have, I say you imagine your guy isn’t a felon.

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“Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”

Making history in all the wrong ways.

This is a big deal. Of course we’ll hear about it being a political witch-hunt and a diversion and nails in coffins, November blah blah blah

But it’s still happening.

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stay strong Trump, we love you!!!

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Losers get raided by the FBI. Not you or me.

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De santis was probably outside, directing the FBI team to Mar a lago, in case they missed it!!!!

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Pretty sure Garland expected you and yours to claim political hit job, Blacklabel.

kinda why this is big. He signed off on it anyway.

It wasn't just Mr. Garland's call either. A Federal judge had to sign the warrant for the search. That implies the DoJ was able to show a judge sufficient evidence to justify a search. Considering the target of the search the evidence had to be pretty powerful.

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DON'T let him off the hook again. Lock him up for five years PER document they find.

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If only Trump had a lackey that works CHEAP!

To bad Rudy lost his law license, eh?

A federal judge had to sign off with convincing evidence that there was evidence of a crime in order to get the warrant.

There really is no way to underestimate just how bad this is for the FFG. This wasn’t a couple of guys on a lark.

If the FBI launched a search, it’s because they are pretty damn sure because there’s no going back now.

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I thought they might be looking for illegals working at his club

I don't know about that but they might want to check the sewers for missing documents :/

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Have heard all this before.

"oh the FISA court would have to do this and that and this so its legitimate..."

Until it wasnt legitimate at all. have you forgotten already?

All you need is a Democrat judge who is willing to play ball.

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Make my dreams come true. The Donald In The Jail.

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And FBI watch warrant is never a good thing.

It actually is a good thing when you are creating martyrdom and if they find nothing.

So lets see why they decided to raid his home 1.5 years later looking for documents he likely had the right to declassify himself. Let the witch hunt continue until the election. then its Repubs turn, and they had better do it this time.

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Banana Republic type activities! Nothing says political witch hunt more than this!

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It is going to ruin his gold score today.

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Yeah? so why 1.5 years later right before an election Dems will lose? hmmm.....thats what silly.

well actually, desperate. Lets see if Biden and Garland claim they knew nothing about it.

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From a legal perspective, one cannot overstate how big of a deal the Mar A Lago raid is.

How big?

This decision had to be approved by AG Garland personally, and likely means that the FBI's investigation is nearing its final stages. This is terrible news for Donald Trump.

For what reason, what crime? Like the Russian collusion and FISA court?

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All you need is a Democrat judge who is willing to play ball.

or Trump selected state and local election officials, right Whiskyguy?

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Various Republicans were asked today about this raid on Mar-A-Lago....

Don Jr: "I never touched a box that left the White House, Eric did all the packing"....

Eric: "I plead the 5th - 500 times"....

Rudy Giuliani: "This is an absolute witch hunt, a farce, an assault on our democracy! Mr Giuliani, is Trump guilty? "Of course he is!"....

Sidney Powell: "Irrespective of my recent defense in court that no rational person should believe anything I say, this is an injustice!"

Mike Pence: "The Lord works in mysterious ways"...

Ron DeSantis: "We lock criminals up in Florida, especially those that clog up our toilets"....

Mitch McConnell: "Hehehehe"

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It’s funny now?

It’s better than that.

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Bad news for Trump, great news for America

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Let the witch hunt continue until the election. then its Repubs turn, and they had better do it this time.

That sounds a little bit hypocritical no?

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A man who walked a crooked mile, with a crooked smile and a crooked dime.

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It’s better than that.

Well, after November I’ll agree to the laughter. Lol

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Lets see if Biden and Garland claim they knew nothing about it.

Reporting is already out (do try to keep up. Maybe turn off Faux?)

Garland absolutely knew as he’d have to sign off on it.

Biden didn’t because unlike the Banana Republic that that Trump attempted to institute, that would be inappropriate.

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The noose is tightening on the former Insurrectionist-in-Chief.

Narcissus J. Trumpnocchio will be summoning his “brown shirts” and “storm troopers” to distract his mindless followers.

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The wheels of justice turn slowly, but they turn.

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Lol November. All the hits.

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FYI, the Security Classification Guide for the Original Classification Authority (OCA) of a particular classified document will state who is authorized to declassify that document. No one else is authorized to do so. Not even a President of the US. The President cannot even order the OCA to declassify a document. The OCA is required to adhere to that Security Classification Guide and to fail to do so is a serious felony.

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The most classified documents, or the best stuff, has probably already been shredded or flushed down the White House toilets.

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Boy, if only Don had a competent attorney…..

Funny how most legitimate lawyers want to get paid and don’t want to lose their license.

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(Background disco music from Saturday night fever intro)

Burn baby, Burn (Disco inferno!) Burn baby, Burn (Burn that mother down)

Flush, baby, flush .......

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To conduct a raid of this size and scope on a former sitting president, the FBI and DOJ must’ve known they had the goods.

And the best part? If Trump indeed took classified material home, then he will be disqualified from holding any office under the United States ever again!

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Bad week for republicans. $750 billion Climate Bill passed Sunday. Trump raided Monday.

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It should have been a subpoena and there was no reason for a warrant knowing that Trump wasn’t there and knowing that he had the documents and not having destroyed them nor implying that they would be destroyed. So now Trump’s lawyers will have a field day going after these people.

Boy, if only Don had a competent attorney…..

He does. A few dozen.

Funny how most legitimate lawyers want to get paid and don’t want to lose their license.

Of course not.

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As usual, he will use the event for crowdfunding to line his pockets. Tried with the death of his first wife.

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These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents. Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”

Dark times??..

No Donald, It's Justice at work..

Playing the victim, so pathetic, loooool!!..

Well done FBI, save the country from this nationalist madness!!..

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Let the witch hunt continue until the election. then its Repubs turn, and they had better do it this time.

do what, Blacklabel? Tell us what you’re gonna do to the “libs?”

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Better start churning the small dollar donors for your “official” legal defense fund, eh Don?

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There is nothing 'ordinary and routine' about anything related to this man. Nothing.

Busted! The grandest political crash in world history continues. The FBI wouldn't dare do this if there wasn't lots and lots of evidence leading them to Trump's home garden.

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 "These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents. Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”

no kidding? Never? Yeah, not the only thing regarding a president that’s without precedent, I’ll give him that.

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just wait if (when) he’s indicted. Harvey Weinstein on steroids. The walker (actually Don is gonna use one of those scooter things), the back pain the heart condition.

ANYTHING to escape justice.

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“Boy, if only Don had a competent attorney….”

> “He does. A few dozen.”

Well @bass4funk, if those “dozens” of competent attorneys are even half as competent as Rudy Guilliani, then…I can’t even finish this sentence because I’m laughing so hard at the idea of anyone left in Trump’s orbit at this point being described as “competent”, let alone his attorneys!

Boy, these next few months are gonna be FUN!

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Ever notice how authoritarians, whether it is Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping or donald tRump all engage in a lot of chest thumping machismo while in the next breath whining about how they are being victimized by all and sundry. Always a grudge to settle.

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And the best part? If Trump indeed took classified material home, then he will be disqualified from holding any office under the United States ever again!

Bingo!

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The House of Lies: Mar-a-Lago.

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Sounds like somebody rolled on Don.

But I thought he only hires the best people?

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lincolnmanToday  09:27 am JST

The discovery of classified information at Mar-a-Lago was referred to the Justice Department by the National Archives and Records Administration, which said it had found classified material in 15 boxes at the residence.

I'll I can say is HAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!

I hope you've gotten some better lawyers than Crazy Rudy, Sidney Powell, and John Eastman....you're going to need them...

I bet the FBI will find the words "Packed by Don Jr" written on the outside of the boxes....in black Sharpie...LOL...

But the claim that this is just related to the theft of classified materiel is only an assumption - this could be the result of testimony before the grand jury by all his former staff members and associates on the whole "fraudulent electors and fake certification lists" coup attempt...

Between this criminal investigation and the separate one by the Georgia AG on his "I just want to find 10,700 votes" phone call. The Donald is in deep do-do...

Don't forget about his Towers and real estate holdings. What more dirty deeds will the FBI find in those?

exexalienToday  10:11 am JST

To conduct a raid of this size and scope on a former sitting president, the FBI and DOJ must’ve known they had the goods.

And the best part? If Trump indeed took classified material home, then he will be disqualified from holding any office under the United States ever again!

America never has had a traitor of such a magnificence before. It's unprecedented. It was recently revealed that he tried to strangle that limo driver, something Idi Amin was noted for. UNWORTHY the head of a civilized nation.

I noted on another net page that on this day in 1974 Richard Nixon resigned from the Presidency. Even he wasn't as egotistical or downright violently uncouth as Trumptrash is.

Also, the deceased Larry Flint offered $ X million if anyone could provide him with specific smut pics involving the Trump family as if what's on the net now wasn't enough. Who knows what the FBI may find concerning that.

I shudder the thought.

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A meeting between Ron DeSantis and Trump at Mar-A-Lago several months ago....

"Ron, look at all these boxes of classified I took from the White House...all my great achievements I can re-look and read when I'm sitting in the bathroom"....

"Uh, Mr President, isn't that against the law? I mean, couldn't that get you indicted and tossed in jail - and you couldn't run for office again?"

"Maybe, but who is going to rat me out...my friends are all loyal"...

"So true Mr President, excuse me for a moment"....

"Get me Merrick Garland on the phone"....

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Well @bass4funk, if those “dozens” of competent attorneys are even half as competent as Rudy Guilliani,

How would you know who’s competent and who’s not? Come one now! Lol

then…I can’t even finish this sentence because I’m laughing so hard

As do I. They just confirmed nothing was in the safe that they cracked open..oh, my….

Boy, these next few months are gonna be FUN!

After November, I wholeheartedly agree with you on that one.

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what happened to voter suppression narrative?

As an American citizen, I cant vote for someone I want to vote for?

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These are dark times for our nation

I’m sure he’s not surprised in the slightest as he regards the US as a banana republic. He was cheated in three separate elections according to him.

A pity he and his supporters see the US as a joke of a country. I think it’s a fine place.

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Don't forget about his Towers and real estate holdings.

What about them?

What more dirty deeds will the FBI find in those?

On what grounds?

America never has had a traitor of such a magnificence before.

Not a traitor. Trump loves this country more than the average liberal.

It's unprecedented. It was recently revealed that he tried to strangle that limo driver, something Idi Amin was noted for. UNWORTHY the head of a civilized nation. 

Ahh, but isn’t it funny that the sham J6 committee won’t interview the agents in that supposedly limo. Now why is that? But yeah, it’s unprecedent.

I noted on another net page that on this day in 1974 Richard Nixon resigned from the Presidency.

Nixon committed a crime.

Also, the deceased Larry Flint offered $ X million if anyone could provide him with specific smut pics involving the Trump family as if what's on the net now wasn't enough. Who knows what the FBI may find concerning that

Now just imagine what we will find out after November when the Republicans start their own investigations into some Democrats and the Biden’s.

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He added: "These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents. Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”

What a drama queen Trump is.

Probably should have been done with Nixon, Clinton, Reagan.

They have been shown in retrospect to have had a lot to hide.

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FBI puts the squeeze on Trump.

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Boy, if only Don had a competent attorney…..

He does. A few dozen.

Well @bass4funk, if those “dozens” of competent attorneys are even half as competent as Rudy Guilliani,

How would you know who’s competent and who’s not? Come one now! Lol

Very true - given he worked for Trump for over 10 years, Michael Cohen has to be competent, right?

And how about Giuliani screaming in public "rigged" then gets in front of a judge and admits "This is not a fraud case"...

And good lawyer Sidney Powell who promised multiple times "The Kraken is coming"....and didn't. Then was forced to admit in her defamation trial defense that "No rational person should believe anything I say".....

Then good 'ole John Eastman who comes up with a scheme to steal an election using fraudulent electors and fake lists...and says right in the paper explaining it that "This is illegal"...and begged for a pardon...

Sure, Trump has great lawyers...ROFL..

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Better check the toilets.

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Blacklabel

if the Republicans win the November elections it will be a fraud, yes?

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good part is that this is bring Trump and DeSantis together for 2024.

The day after DeSantis said he will campaign for the Trump endorsed candidates, we get this.

DeSantis is fully onboard with what is actually going on here

"The raid of MAL is another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponents, while people like Hunter Biden get treated with kid gloves," said Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. "Now the Regime is getting another 87k IRS agents to wield against its adversaries? Banana Republic."

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Trump never pays his lawyers or anything else if he can help it.

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wonder how you can get DeSantis off the ballot too?

for what? Being too conservative for my taste is neither a crime nor disqualifying. He’s likely to be the next president.

see how this works, Blacklabel?

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@Blacklabel

No need to get him off the ballot. He’s running in a banana republic where elections are fixed.

He can run and lose.

Although the Democrats failed to fix the election adequately in 2016, they got all their ducks in a row in 2020. It seems they’ve nailed it now.

Let Trump run.

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yes, I see how it works. Trump/DeSantis 2024 and DeSantis 2028 and 2032.

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That’s looking a bit iffy at this point Whiskyman

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What a drama queen Trump is.

Says the people that support the continued harassment and persecution of the former President.

Although the Democrats failed to fix the election adequately in 2016, they got all their ducks in a row in 2020. It seems they’ve nailed it now. 

Let Trump run.

Yeah, let him run, especially with this administration record, let him run.

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bass4funk

Says the people that support the continued harassment and persecution of the former President.

The FBI does not harass and persecute. It investigates crime and when evidence is found prosecutes. Whatever the reasons for the raid it must be big.

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dagonToday  10:55 am JST

He added: "These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents. Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”

What a drama queen Trump is.

Probably should have been done with Nixon, Clinton, Reagan.

They have been shown in retrospect to have had a lot to hide.

'Drama queen' indeed! Crybaby and ninny. He's screaming like a spoiled diva who peed her panties in public during her 5th birthday party. WAH.

I am sick and tired of his constant whining, pissing and moaning. He is a criminal, he's not above the law and he needs to suck it up, face up/own up/man up to that fact. And he's not the Messiah either.

Nixon had the sense to step down when his hands got caught in the cookie jar.

Clinton did something grotesque and stupid, but not illegal and with consenting stupid adults.

Reagan already was losing his mind and his cabinet did rotten things behind his back.

None of these were traitors. None of them were puppets of foreign powers either.

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yes, I see how it works. Trump/DeSantis 2024 and DeSantis 2028 and 2032.

It’s been a good morning for belly laughs.

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Good week for Biden.

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their final swan song

You mean as opposed to an opening swansong?

Anyway, do you think the Democrats will attempt to fix the election against Trump or DeSantis?

You seem very excited about the November elections. What makes you think they will be clean?

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And this brave FBI raid is today the anniversary of Nixon's resignation, another criminal..

Watch all the Donald's drama, playing the victim, just beautiful..

Better than Donald Duck tantrums.. loooool !!..

Trumpybelievers awnings on fire, looooool !!!..

looooool !!!...

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Fun Fact: In the execution of a lawful search warrant, evidence of other crimes may be collected and presented in a court of law in matters dealing with said crime.

(Cut to a close-up of Rick Perry) “Oops….”

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Fun Fact: In the execution of a lawful search warrant, evidence of other crimes may be collected and presented in a court of law in matters dealing with said crime.

so it IS a fishing expedition after all, I see.

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Trump is the only twice impeached president in history and now the only one whose home is raided by the FBI with a director appointed by him.

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Trump has missed the media spotlight. The Truth must be very busy.

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You mean as opposed to an opening swansong? 

Hmm, I was specific.

Anyway, do you think the Democrats will attempt to fix the election against Trump or DeSantis? 

I wouldn’t be surprised.

You seem very excited about the November elections.

Yes, sir.

What makes you think they will be clean?

There is not a single poll that shows the Dems even remotely having the possibility of keeping the house.

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One thing you can bet on, Trump will use this, as he always does, to fleece his devoted and blinded flock out of more of their money...

Whether its a "Build the Wall" crowdfund that paid for Bannon's European vacations or the "Defend the Election" fund that went towards paying Melania's fashion designer, Trump knows he can always count on playing his supporters for suckers...

The next scam will be called the "Defend Me from Jail" fund...and will no doubt have in small print; "check this box if you don't want your contribution to be deducted automatically each month"....

MAGA - More Americans Grifted Again...

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All you need is a Democrat judge who is willing to play ball.

typical maga talking point, head of the FBI was appointed by Trump in 2017 LOL

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so it IS a fishing expedition after all, I see.

rumor is the search warrant is specific and not related to Jan 6, well know soon.

I love presidents that dont rally supporters to attack the capitol

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this raid has proven the fishing expedition, unequal justice and witch hunt claims liberals claim to be false as true. you just raided the home of the next Presidential candidate, so how can you now say its "too close to the election" to investigate Joe Biden family ties to CCP, Ukraine and Russia?

Very helpful to the election and should unify all but the swampiest RINO into doing what needs to be done when the Repubs take over after November.

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Trump is the only twice impeached president in history

And the only President to be acquitted twice.

and now the only one whose home is raided by the FBI with a director appointed by him.

Which is a national disgrace. He didn’t use his DOJ to go after his political rival, they’re threatened by the guy and they know it. They can’t win on the issues, they can’t win on their candidates alone. They don’t have the Supreme Court anymore. The only thing that they have now is the FBI and the DOJ.

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This is getting juicy. I love it. Lindsey Graham and the rest of the co-conspirators must be sweating balls.

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All you need is a Democrat judge who is willing to play ball.

Exactly

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@Bass and blacklabel

Given the rampant, banana republic level corruption in US elections you both believe in, what makes you think the November elections will be legitimate?

I’m intrigued.

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Trump/DeSantis 2024 and DeSantis 2028 and 2032.

polls show otherwise, independents have left Trump in the millions since the jan6 evidence has come to light, cant win elections with juts maga supporters

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All you need is a Democrat judge who is willing to play ball.

Exactly

Which Democrat judge is that then?

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Interesting.

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Clock is ticking, they're desperated. Animatrix's World Record explains exactly what happens with these kind of people who hint defying the system. Waaay too many distractions these days. People are blind, unfocused, dependent, powerless. Guess who's behind all this?

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bbass4funk

And the only President to be acquitted twice.

Nothing to be proud boy of.

Three United States presidents have been impeached, although none were convicted: Andrew Johnson in 1868, Bill Clinton in 1998, and Donald Trump twice, in 2019 and 2021.

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If, as president, you intentionally take and hold classified documents at your home, as well as shred and flush other documents down the toilet, you can hardly be surprised when the FBI knocks on your door.

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Imagine if Trump had been at home.

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One thing is for sure, Garland would have not approved opening a criminal investigation of Trump unless there was overwhelming evidence of his guilt - its just too fraught with risk...

Then, he no doubt had even more overwhelming evidence to have the FBI go before a judge and request a search warrant - and get it approved...

Besides the evidence we know about provided by the Jan 6th committee, there must be tons more that we don't know about, provided by Trump's own team before the grand jury...

Has Pat Cippolone become Trump's John Dean, outlining to the DOJ all the crimes and the "cancer on the Presidency"?

Trump is wetting his pants...

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Bingo!

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Don't do the crime if you can't do the time.

Once again, the righties are in full-on support for a criminal. They're morally decrepit to the last one.

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Besides the evidence we know about provided by the Jan 6th committee, there must be tons more that we don't know about, provided by Trump's own team before the grand jury...

And you have to wonder what they got from Alex Jone's phone!

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stay strong Trump, we love you!!!

Not most of the country. I can't wait to see him in a bright orange jumpsuit looking forward to visitors for 10-20 yrs. Would be great if Giuliani was in similar "uniform", but in a different facility.

So, we have a guy taking classified documents outside approved locations, but he can't find his tax paperwork? Not exactly the trustworthy sort. Was he planning to sell them to Russia, China or NK? After all, he had received "beautiful letters" from Xi and "very beautiful letter" from Lil' Kim.

Trump needs the same law applied to his actions that others doing similar had. Some people get off with a slap. Others with 5 yrs per count.

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He added: “These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.

Did anybody see the old movie scarface? I can just imagine Mr. Trump in his underwear holding a cheeseburger in his hand yelling "say hello to my little friend!"

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Imagine if Trump had been at home.

FBI probably waited until they knew he wouldn’t be there to avoid complications with the Secret Service. But yeah, that would have been priceless!

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Given the rampant, banana republic level corruption in US elections you both believe in, what makes you think the November elections will be legitimate?

I just answered that.

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Which is a national disgrace. He didn’t use his DOJ to go after his political rival,

show us evidence Biden put pressure on anybody in the FBI

they’re threatened by the guy and they know it.

why polls show Trump has lost the independent base by millions, Trumps done, republican's know it, thats why theyre afraid Trump will announce his bid before the midterms, then the midterms will bring out record numbers as thats what the election will be about, I say let Trump run again, hell just get destroyed even worse.

They can’t win on the issues, 

issues just look at the bills Biden has past in the last 6 month, infrastructure, guns, inflation.

what issues do the republicans intend to run on..... nothing.... the only legislative achieving of Trumps 4yrs was a $trillion tax cut for the rich, thats it, no healthcare plan, no infrastructure, no nothing. GOP party of do nothing.

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The real question is how much the right is going to freak out when the left starts denying elections in America. That's the game they've been promoting, and the Democrats would be stupid not to play the game back, otherwise election denial will only happen by one team. That can't be allowed.

There is no way Biden can lose in 2024 unless it's with massive amounts of election fraud unlike any ever seen in American history. We all know that is undeniable fact.

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FBI probably waited until they knew he wouldn’t be there to avoid complications with the Secret Service.

Then what they did was extremely illegal and unprecedented. Trump had the documents for 2 years and There was no indication that Trump was going to destroy these documents. Again, they could have negotiated a handover of those documents without raiding his home. There was zero justification for that whether you like the guy or not.

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StrangerlandToday  11:44 am JST

Don't do the crime if you can't do the time.

Once again, the righties are in full-on support for a criminal. They're morally decrepit to the last one.

Be fair, he's not been tried and convicted of anything and he was acquitted twice by the Senate. Of course it is an institutionally unrepresentative chamber that was controlled by his GOP friends at the time, but...

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There is not a single poll that shows the Dems even remotely having the possibility of keeping the house.

and Biden can veto just as well as Trump did.

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Then what they did was extremely illegal

Like you have any clue what is legal or not. You defended Trump's illegality for four years. Sorry, you have no credibility on an understanding of the law. Yous till are pushing his Big Lie that the election was stolen.

and unprecedented

That's a good thing, if it had happened in the past, it would mean that there had been other presidents as inept as Trump, who thought they were bigger than the law. Fortunately, even Nixon wasn't that bad.

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I will sleep better if Chump is behind bars, as all of his kind should be.

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just released, the raid is looking for classified material Trump took from the white house, nothing to do with Jan 6. just shows you that the corruption is so deep with Trump, theres always something to investigate him on

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You are busted!

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Wouldn’t it be ironic justice that the one thing 45 kept banging on about nailing Hillary for is the same thing that undoes his political career?

You either believe Presidents should follow the rules and security protocols that protect a country, or you think it’s ok to be a crook.

That’s it.

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Trump issued a statement and is requesting donations to Save America.

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they even “broke in to his safe.”

I’ll try to remember that if I ever get raided by the Feds. They are “breaking in” and I am being “robbed” not searched.

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Just in case you have heard otherwise, Ron DeSantis did NOT have anything to do with this, nor was he aware what the feds were doing in his state.

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Loving seeing the panic and disarray in the comments of his most avid supporters. I have no idea whether this will come to anything or not… I hope it does… but it’s certainly an enjoyable meltdown to watch either way.

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“These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents,” Trump wrote. “Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.”

So a duly-served search warrant approved by a federal judge based on probable cause and evidence of a crime(s) is considered a "siege, raid, and occupation"....

But a huge riot and incursion into our nation's Capitol where thousands of dollars in public property was destroyed, offices ransacked, and 140 police officers violently assaulted and sent to the hospital was just "a peaceful protest"....

Welcome to MAGA-world...

Thankfully, with this criminal investigation, and the separate one by the Georgia AG, in a few months it will be Welcome to RIkers Island....

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So a duly-served search warrant approved by a federal judge based on probable cause and evidence of a crime(s) 

How do you know this is the case? that’s what you said about FISA too.

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Loving seeing the panic and disarray in the comments of his most avid supporters

This is the mistake that Dems made out of desperation. How’s that instead?

Unless they found something Dems just re-elected trump and secured his martyrdom. They just proved everything trump ever said about them for the world to see.

so what did they find? They have like a week to tell us before the whole thing blows up in their face.

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Seems lots of republicans suddenly on the “defund the (federal) police” bandwagon. McCarthy openly threatening Merrick Garland. I guess Trump is above the law according to his most fervent sycophants. There is nothing he can do…what is so different from this and the unification church stuff?Trumpworld deifies a shameless lying criminal whose greatest achievement is making Americans hate each other.

It’s soul crushing

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Trump has lied and weaseled his way out of crimes before but not this time. You know, everyone knows, he is a criminal and traitor to his country. The blood of the dead police from Jan 6th is on his hands. The insurrection by the loons that follow him is due to his instruction. There are so many crimes committed by Trump the DOJ can pick among them all. The people who voted for Trump, welcome to reality. You voted for a criminal and a fraud. Not for first time in some cases and probably not for the last time either.

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For what reason, what crime? Like the Russian collusion and FISA court?

Yeah, if only there was some way of knowing why the FBI raided his house.

Like, say, I don’t know, THE ARTICLE ON THIS WEBPAGE!

Please! Read! One time! Just to see what it’s like!

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Unless they found something Dems just re-elected trump and secured his martyrdom. They just proved everything trump ever said about them for the world to see. 

so what did they find? They have like a week to tell us before the whole thing blows up in their face.

Like I said, I have no idea what they found.

But the more you go on, the more entertaining it is.

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this raid has proven the fishing expedition, unequal justice and witch hunt claims liberals claim to be false as true.

No. Not at all.

This raid has proven that 45 is under investigation for several crimes.

Oh, and that his diehard supporters will need bigger blinkers and increasingly ridiculous claims to defend the indefensible.

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so what did they find? They have like a week to tell us before the whole thing blows up in their face.

like a week?

Again and again you display a really basic misunderstanding of the criminal investigation process. It’s a slow walk not a marathon.

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Whether this search was related to his theft of classified documents, or to the more serious charges of conspiracy to defraud the government, this is very bad news for Trump...

It has been alleged that there was Top Secret information in the boxes Trump took to Mar-A-Lago and kept unsecured in his bathroom. That's serious - TS is defined as information that if disclosure could reasonably be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security. TS is what John Walker stole and gave to the Soviets. Who did Trump give his too?

But if its more related to the fraudulent electors coup attempt, then that means someone close to Trump has flipped and is cooperating, giving the DOJ new information and evidence. Eastman? Cippolone? Meadows? Ivanka and Jared?

As has been said all along, once the heat is turned up the rats start turning on each other...it looks like some rats are now talking to save their own skin...

Bye-Don...

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Anyone of intelligence knows that if Trump didn't have anything to hide, the FBI wouldn't have raided him, and he wouldn't have had anything to worry about. It's only because he and his cronies know he's a criminal that they're freaking out. If it was Biden, they would know there is nothing to worry about, since Biden has been the perfect president - even better than Obama - since day one.

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How do you know this is the case? that’s what you said about FISA too.

Lol Any reason to believe it wasn't a valid search warrant? Allegations of Trump improperly taking documents to Mar-a-Lago have been in the news for some time now, and it's generally been batted away by Trump supporters as a big "nothing burger," but maybe that was never true.

Unless they found something Dems just re-elected trump and secured his martyrdom. They just proved everything trump ever said about them for the world to see.

Ahh yes, by issuing a search warrant for Trump's property, they've just guaranteed Trump's election, because that's really what everyone is worried about.

so what did they find? They have like a week to tell us before the whole thing blows up in their face.

That isn't how investigations work, and I imagine Trump supporters would be complaining if information about the investigation was released.

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If it was Biden, they would know there is nothing to worry about, since Biden has been the perfect president - even better than Obama - since day one.

Probably should leave the hyperbole to the MAGA crowd.

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"Mr. President, Can you cover up!"

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Unless they found something Dems just re-elected trump and secured his martyrdom. They just proved everything trump ever said about them for the world to see.

Remember that time the losers said that by choosing Biden, the Dems had guaranteed a second Trump term? Remember when Biden went on to win in the biggest landslide in any election in human history?

What's that you were predicting there? The people are going to not elect Trump because they're angry the FBI is investigating as a criminal, who has been proven a criminal in the Jan 6th hearings, beyond any reasonable doubt?

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The current director of the FBI who signed on the warrant and whose agents executed is a lifelong republican appointed by... TRUMP

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How will it be justified when nothing of interest is found?

can’t just pretend it didn’t happen.

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Trump failed to return classified docs requested by the National Archives. A federal judge issued a search warrant for probable cause of a crime. This is not some rando move by the FBI so you not so bright Republicans calling for “defunding the FBI”for once try to be less stupid

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How will it be justified when nothing of interest is found?

It’s part of an investigation. Sometimes they find stuff, sometimes they don’t. It doesn’t matter. All that matters is it’s a legitimate part of an investigation. No other justification needed.

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How will it be justified when nothing of interest is found?

And you know that because you were part of the FBI team?

can’t just pretend it didn’t happen.

donald will send out whiny mails to his idiot followers and they will send him more money, that we know will happen!!!

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Yes, they should be able to tell us what they found without waiting 2 years. Because a warrant would have stated specifically what they were exactly looking for.

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How will it be justified when nothing of interest is found?

Lol That's a lot of copium there.

Do you think that any search warrant that doesn't result in a prosecution is an abuse of the system? That is an absurd position to take.

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first they came for roger stone, and i said “great.” next, they came for alex jones and i said “good news.” then they came for donald trump and i said “this is also excellent”

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Yes it is. Especially when it’s politically motivated like this is.

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Yes, they should be able to tell us what they found without waiting 2 years. Because a warrant would have stated specifically what they were exactly looking for.

Lol nope. That isn't how investigations work, and frankly, I would find it rather improper for them to release details of an investigation unless the target is prosecuted.

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Perhaps they’re searching for Trump’s justification to remove classified documents.

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Yes it is. Especially when it’s politically motivated like this is.

[Citation needed]

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So this is the next 4 years thing?

2026: “They still haven’t announced what they found in the raid! Any day now orange guy is going from the White House to prison! For sure!”

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BlacklabelToday  04:03 pm JST

So this is the next 4 years thing?

2026: “They still haven’t announced what they found in the raid! Any day now orange guy is going from the White House to prison! For sure!”

2028: "Walls are closing in"

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Perhaps they’re searching for Trump’s justification to remove classified documents.

How about he already declassified them? Which is under his power to do.

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Any day now orange guy is going from the White House to prison! 

You’re right… at least one of those is never going to happen… at least not again.

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The democratic party fbi and democratic party justice department have just bolstered even more the Republican gains at the coming mid-terms and the 2024 presidential election when at last we have the great President Trump back. I can't wait after 4 years without a president. After the mid-terms, the Republicans will investigate the Democratic fbi and democratic justice department to mete out punishments and impeach this biden and harris. Good times are coming!

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How about he already declassified them? Which is under his power to do.

Did he though?

but the Justice Department has been investigating the potential mishandling of classified information after the National Archives and Records Administration said it had retrieved from Mar-a-Lago 15 boxes of records containing classified information earlier this year.

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This is the democrats last desperate throw of the dice as they know that very soon they will be crushed at the mid terms and 2024 presidential election. I had to laugh when I saw this news. So desperate!

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