“Defund the FBI” trended on Twitter as information that the FBI raided the former president’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Seashore, FL, unannounced on Monday, made its rounds on social media.
Donald Trump’s House Raided by FBI
The search comes as political figures accused Donald Trump of taking labeled paperwork from the White Home, the Related Press experiences.
As information of the search broke, many Republicans took to Twitter and expressed that the GOP ought to dissolve the group.
Republicans Need To “Defund The FBI”
Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia have been among the many many individuals that expressed the identical sentiments.
— Breitbart Information (@BreitbartNews) August 9, 2022
In a now deleted Tweet, Boebert expressed:
The GOP majority should defund all types of tyranny all through Biden’s authorities @FBI
NEW: Listed below are images that the NY Occasions’ Maggie Haberman obtained from a White Home supply exhibiting paperwork with Trump’s handwriting on them — in two completely different bathrooms. Trump reportedly flushed each units of paperwork repeatedly. This contradicts his repeated denials. pic.twitter.com/fn1SjOFxDW
— Jon Cooper (@joncoopertweets) August 8, 2022
DEFUND THE FBI!
— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) August 9, 2022
Conservative journalist Todd Starnes acknowledged the “FBI” had been “weaponized” and must be “dismantled.”
The FBI has been weaponized. Defund and Dismantle.
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) August 9, 2022
Just a few individuals with a special opinion discovered it hypocritical, contemplating many who tweeted about defunding the police have been champions of “again the blue” through the George Floyd protests.
Individuals Converse Out About Republicans
One individual tweeted:
Not a conservative tweeting “defund the FBI,” the most important regulation enforcement company within the nation after Trump received raided. pic.twitter.com/yTywJkxFE1
— Preston Mitchum, he/him (@PrestonMitchum) August 9, 2022
One other individual mentioned:
These individuals by no means actually cared about defending police with this “defund the FBI” after Mar-a-Lago raid and minimizing Capitol Police. They culturally accepted police solely as a mechanism to maintain Black and Brown individuals of their place and terrorize them and nothing additional
— 𝐄𝐱𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐨𝐩𝐞 (@exavierpope) August 9, 2022
Donald Trump Releases Assertion About FBI Raid
Donald Trump gave an announcement and acknowledged partially:
Nothing like this has ever occurred to a President of america earlier than.” He additionally referred to the raid as “a darkish time.
Roomies, what do y’all assume?