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Live Updates: Trump and FBI search warrant documents

Ohio Rep. Mike Turner, Chief Republican on the House Intelligence Committee called for news conference on On Friday, Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray explain the “inevitable national security threat on which they based their decision” search former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home as well as for more information regarding an informant who was reportedly assisting the FBI.

“There were many others options available them,” Turner said. “We believe that after today’s release, these questions will remain remain no answer”.

Turner praised Garland for apply for a search warrant and property print a search receipt, but criticized the FBI’s “method” in searching the former Presidential Florida home.

“Were very concerned of the method that was used in raid on Mar-a-Largo in nine hours what happened while they were in in former presidential homeTurner said. “We are pleased that Attorney General Garland has begun the process of releasing some of in information American public”.
“But it will still leave a lot of questions unanswered,” he said. added.

Turner said the Republicans would send a letter to Ray today asking about the whistleblower. who reportedly informed investigators of the possibility of additional classified documents in Palm Beach club.

“We also very concerned about disturbing reports that there was an informant in or nearby Mar-a-Lago, perhaps even someone undercover. former President Donald Trump,” Turner said. “What is the relationship between the FBI and the man who was reportedly used in this process?”

Other Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee portrayed news of FBI search of mar-a-lago like latest in line of Justice Department actions against Trump and protecting Democrats.

New York House of Representatives Eliza Stefanik of GOP leadership called Monday’s search complete abuse and abuse of his authority.”

“As an American people knowUnfortunately, this is the same agency leadership that defended Hillary Clinton, James Comey and continues to defend Hunter Biden. The same agency leadership that committed false Russia draw for years,” she said.

In response to a question from CNN’s Daniella Diaz, Turner distanced himself from Trump supporters calling for “defending the FBI.”

“We support our men as well as women in a uniform who are in law enforcement,” Turner said. “And we ask that somebody who made outrageous statements like what you ask them, not us”.

When asked if there is a situation that requires the FBI to search Trump. home said Turner, “it would be very, very narrow of everything, that just have an umbrella of nuclear weapon in this, this would rise to level of instant national security threat”.

Pressing Turner added”There are a number of things they could show usa i no want speculate on whatever they are, it’s obviously rise to level of maybe you didn’t have them options. But I’d be very, very, very surprised by what they consider latitude. of what they could do besides this, including go to court, enforce the subpoena, demand to show documents in court.”

“It would be very unusual for president to have anything in Oval Office that rises to the level of an imminent, necessary threat,” he said. added.

Utah Republican Party spokesman Chris Stewart said the American people I wonder if the search was political in nature until the Department of Justice issued more information pushing back on questions on would it be appropriate for FBI to seize highly classified documents, even those related to nuclear weapons.

“I think it is naive to believe that the American people wouldn’t wonder if it’s political. Of course they will be surprised by this. Look what happened over in last five years. And look at the background of most of your questions,” Stuart said.

“Was it a nuclear weapon?” Hey, gosh, maybe it was aliens,” he said. added. “That’s the point. We don’t know. We ask them to tell us. And until they tell us, then we will have questions like this is. And the presumption will be that it is political. There is way depoliticize it. Give us in information”.

In addition, Republican Party member Jim Jordan, Chief Republican on The House Judiciary Committee told reporters as they entered the House of Representatives that they thought Garland and Ray should turn to search of Mar-a-Lago with legislators.

Merrick Garland and Chris Ray should to be in front of us today we are all here. Republicans on The judicial committee is here, why don’t they talk to us Today?” Jordan said.

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