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  • "Because we're in a revolutionary cycle, or the left has now said, under the pretext that Donald Trump is so extraordinarily threatening to the Republic, that it requires any means necessary to end him."
    Victor Davis Hanson
    Victor Davis Hanson
    Classicist and Military Historian
  • "Half the country believes that when it comes to President Trump there are no rules. They have lost faith in the system."
    Lindsey Graham
    Lindsey Graham
    Chairman, US. Senate Judiciary Committee
  • "DOJ must immediately explain the reason for its raid ... or it will be viewed as a political tactic and undermine any future credible investigation."
    Andrew Cuomo
    Andrew Cuomo
    Former New York Governor
  • "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."
    Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    Former President
  • "[‘Russia hoaxers’] have now been promoted into the Biden administration. ... They’re definitely targeting [former] president Trump because they don’t want him to run for president."
    Devin Nunes
    Devin Nunes
    Former U.S. Representative
  • "They’re using the full power—illegally, I think, unconstitutionally—of the law to harass, intimidate, and try to push Trump out of the picture."
    Louie Gohmert
    Louie Gohmert
    U.S. Representative
  • "[The raid] was the latest Lincoln a long series of operations starting six years ago with absurd claims that Donald Trump was the asset of a foreign country. That operation was called Russia gate."
    Lee Smith
    Lee Smith
    Author, The Plot Against the President
  • "Beginning in 2016, Americans began to have doubts when we began to unravel the Russia collusion reporting. ... Those doubts kept growing and you started to hear people say we have a dual justice system in America."
    John Solomon
    John Solomon
    Editor-in-Chief, Just the News
  • "This is the modern day version of Watergate. Except the only difference is it wasn't political operatives breaking in to their opponents headquarters. It was the FBI and DOJ."
    Kash Patel
    Kash Patel
    Former Chief of Staff to the Acting Secretary of Defense
  • "It seems like this was ... without buy-in or notification of higher levels of government. But literally no one will believe that."
    Andrew Yang
    Andrew Yang
    Former Democratic presidential candidate
  • "When Republicans take back the House, we will conduct immediate oversight of [the DOJ]."
    Kevin McCarthy
    Kevin McCarthy
    U.S. House Minority Leader
  • "Let’s be clear: This is a brazen weaponization of the FBI by Biden’s DOJ against his political opponent—while giving their political allies free passes."
    Steve Scalise
    Steve Scalise
    U.S. House Minority Whip
  • "It’s all a coordinated attack with the FBI. Do you think that the FBI director is going to raid the former president’s house … without getting the approval of President [Biden]?"
    Eric Trump
    Eric Trump
    Son of former President Donald Trump
  • "AG must explain why 250 yrs of practice was upended with this raid."
    Mike Pompeo
    Mike Pompeo
    Former Secretary of State
  • "[The raid represents] another escalation in the weaponization of federal agencies against the Regime’s political opponent."
    Ron DeSantis
    Ron DeSantis
    Florida Governor
  • "No person is above the law. Not even the president of the United States. Not even a former president of the United States."
    Nancy Pelosi
    Nancy Pelosi
    U.S. House Speaker
  • "[The] raid on the home of a former U.S. president without explanation will only further erode confidence in the FBI and the Justice Department."
    Chuck Grassley
    Chuck Grassley
    Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
  • "The country deserves a thorough and immediate explanation of what led to the events."
    Mitch McConnell
    Mitch McConnell
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader
  • "Three FBI agents visited me and seized my cell phone. I’m outraged ... [that the FBI] would seize the phone of a sitting Member of Congress."
    Scott Perry
    Scott Perry
    U.S. Representative
  • "I didn’t actually get to oversee the search, they wouldn’t let anybody see what they were doing."
    Christina Bobb
    Christina Bobb
    Attorney to Trump
  • "If there’s anything negative about Trump or his allies, that gets accelerated, leaked, and used for political purposes."
    Matt Gaetz
    Matt Gaetz
    Member, U.S. House Judiciary Committee
  • "They see the support that he has all over the country. His rallies terrify them."
    Marjorie Taylor Greene
    Marjorie Taylor Greene
    U.S. Representative
  • "[Democrat Party attorney] Marc Elias is saying that the criminal statute could result in President Trump being barred from future office. And I think it’s clearly part of his plan."
    Jeff Clark
    Jeff Clark
    Former lawyer, Justice Department
  • "I think for anyone who doubted that there was a swamp when Donald Trump was saying ‘drain the swamp’ now I think there’s true believers."
    Warren Davidson
    Warren Davidson
    U.S. Representative
  • "The security state complex and the complexity of the security state ... is now overtaking our system of government and our rule of law."
    Michael Flynn
    Michael Flynn
    Retired lieutenant general
  • "We've got a job as the Oversight Committee to push back on this and to really get to the bottom of what's going on and to help bring sunlight to the bad corrupt actions that are going on and then to work to get it out."
    Michael Cloud
    Michael Cloud
    Member, House Committee on Oversight and Reform