FBI raids Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

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Nodack wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:25 am
Trump Admin-Saudi Nuclear Probe Resurfaces Ahead of Warrant Unseal
https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-s ... st-1733182
…That House of Representatives report highlighted whistleblowers' concerns with the Trump Administration's "efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia," and was tweeted on Thursday by Judd Legum, who runs the Popular Information newsletter…

Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman tweeted: "Why would Trump want to keep nuclear documents?" "It is time to review the 2019 House Oversight Committee's stunning allegations of nuclear corruption," between the Trump administration and "Saudi/Qatar."
Holy smokes...literally. Might as well help Al Qaeda build a nuke. One of these could end up taking out New York someday.

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virtual9mm wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 1:05 pm
Nodack wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:25 am
Trump Admin-Saudi Nuclear Probe Resurfaces Ahead of Warrant Unseal
https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-s ... st-1733182
…That House of Representatives report highlighted whistleblowers' concerns with the Trump Administration's "efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia," and was tweeted on Thursday by Judd Legum, who runs the Popular Information newsletter…

Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman tweeted: "Why would Trump want to keep nuclear documents?" "It is time to review the 2019 House Oversight Committee's stunning allegations of nuclear corruption," between the Trump administration and "Saudi/Qatar."
Holy smokes...literally. Might as well help Al Qaeda build a nuke. One of these could end up taking out New York someday.
The MAGAts will applaud if it does.

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Cap wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 1:14 pm
virtual9mm wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 1:05 pm
Nodack wrote:
Sat Aug 13, 2022 2:25 am
Trump Admin-Saudi Nuclear Probe Resurfaces Ahead of Warrant Unseal
https://www.newsweek.com/donald-trump-s ... st-1733182
…That House of Representatives report highlighted whistleblowers' concerns with the Trump Administration's "efforts to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia," and was tweeted on Thursday by Judd Legum, who runs the Popular Information newsletter…

Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman tweeted: "Why would Trump want to keep nuclear documents?" "It is time to review the 2019 House Oversight Committee's stunning allegations of nuclear corruption," between the Trump administration and "Saudi/Qatar."
Holy smokes...literally. Might as well help Al Qaeda build a nuke. One of these could end up taking out New York someday.
The MAGAts will applaud if it does.
As long as it doesn’t hit Trump Towers.
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As long as Trump makes some cash on the deal it makes it all worth it.

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Cool, cool, nice GOP you got there in AZ.


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What a joke. Fire your weapon dude and your life ends and Trump is still a criminal.

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FBI raids Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

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Making a dedicated thread for this ongoing story.

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Multiple sources saying Trump claims the FBI took his passports in the raid.

Trump - 'terrible things are going to happen' if it doesn't cool things down

Trump got desperate enough to stay in office that he would plan a coup and send his army of supporters to the Capital. What lengths would he go to to stay out of jail? Would he use his army of supporters again? Is there any doubt. 800+ MAGA were arrested last time. Trump, FOX and the Maga portion of the GOP are fanning the flames of violence.

Maga isn’t going to over power half the country, Police, FBI and the Military, who all stand with Democracy and our Constitution and not MAGA.

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Spike in FBI threats unsettles the right
https://thehill.com/policy/technology/3 ... the-right/
Barriers have been erected outside the perimeter of the FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., while the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reportedly issued a joint bulletin Friday warning about spikes in threats that included a bomb threat at FBI headquarters and calls for “civil war” and “armed rebellion.”

Trump directed his wrath at the Justice Department and suggested that his supporters’ anger was justified. Trump said that Americans are “not going to stand for another scam,” said that the FBI can “break into a president’s house” in a “sneak attack” and suggested that the FBI “could have planted anything they wanted” during the search.

Republicans have sought to differentiate between Biden appointees and rank-and-file FBI agents when raising concerns about potential politicization of the department.
“I won’t smear the FBI, like the career FBI agents,” Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) said Friday. “But the political appointees running this stuff are very worrisome.”

FBI Director Christopher Wray was appointed by Trump in 2017.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), using her official congressional account since her personal Twitter was suspended in January over COVID-19 misinformation, told her 1 million followers Monday that “Republicans must force” the “political persecution” to stop. Greene filed articles of impeachment against Attorney General Merrick Garland last week.

Katherine Keneally, a senior analyst at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), said she is most concerned about the potential for extremist groups to capitalize on this moment to mobilize for future membership.
“Specifically, any accelerationist groups that are seeing an uptick in people being upset at the FBI, a government agency, works very well for recruitment for an organization that wants to collapse the US government. So I think that’s where my concern is, that these even more nefarious groups are going to use this as a catalyst moment for recruitment,” she said.

According to a report compiled by ISD analysts, social media accounts believed to belong to the alleged Cincinnati gunman, Ricky Shiffer, suggest he was “motivated by a combination of conspiratorial beliefs related to former President Trump and the 2020 election (among others), interest in killing federal law enforcement, and the recent search warrant executed at Mar-a-Lago earlier this week.”
ISD researchers found that Shiffer was likely prepping for the attack for at least two days, based on posts from a since-removed Truth Social account believed to belong to him.
The researchers also found posts and photographs placing Shiffer at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, although it is not confirmed if he was present during the insurrection, and posts on the right-wing video site Rumble that show Shiffer encouraging users to “get in touch with the Proud Boys,” a far-right group.

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So I get one was an expired passport, but why does Trump have 2 others?

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It sounds like he had a passport that was issued temporarily for his role as a government figure. I don't know why the FBI took his 3 passports, but maybe it was just all together with the other documents. My assumption is that his passport(s) are not among the documents the FBI listed on their warrant to be seized.

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I had two passports. I had one for my normal travels and a different one when I went on DOD tours for the military.

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That makes sense.

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Here is Giuliani on national television literally admitting that Trump and his people committed the crime of violating the Espionage Act. Maybe these aren't the best and brightest criminals.


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Now Trump is filing a lawsuit related to the FBI raid and seizure of documents from his property. Interestingly, he is saying that he wants to represent himself ("pro se") and not have a lawyer. WTF? What is he doing? Could he not find a lawyer, or does he actually want to stand up there and try to prosecute this case himself?


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Mori Chu wrote:
Mon Aug 22, 2022 4:08 pm
Now Trump is filing a lawsuit related to the FBI raid and seizure of documents from his property. Interestingly, he is saying that he wants to represent himself ("pro se") and not have a lawyer. WTF? What is he doing? Could he not find a lawyer, or does he actually want to stand up there and try to prosecute this case himself?
He must have been watching Better Call Saul.
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He would not like BCS.

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IMO it's almost comical how badly Trump and his people are handling this raid situation. Now they release a letter sent to them prior to the raid that I guess they think makes them look good? But in fact that letter was from months before the raids and underscores that they needed to return sensitive and classified material? What exactly is the thinking here?


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Trump = Fail

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