Marjorie Taylor Greene: ‘DEFUND THE FBI’ Following Mar-a-Lago Search

Right-wing Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R) called for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be defunded following its’ executed search warrant of former President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago residence on Monday night.

Greene appeared later on conservative media outlet Real American’s Voice to explain her statement.

“What we should be asking the Department of Justice is, ‘When are you going to stop this political persecution?’ And we should demand it,” she said. “The way to get that done – if they refuse to stop going after pretrial January 6 defendants and persecuting them, they won’t stop going after parents who are trying to hold their school boards accountable, if they won’t stop this ridiculous witch hunt on President Trump and his former administration, staff and supporters – then what has to happen is in a Republican majority, we have to defund and make cuts in the Department of Justice.”


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“We can do that on how many employees they’re allowed to have,” she added. “We can say that funds can only go towards prosecution of sex trafficking or human trafficking or drugs that are coming across our state lines, or different crimes like that. We can completely cut out of their budget the ability to persecute Republicans basically, or people that they don’t like because it’s politically expedient … The Democrats really are the communist party of America.”

The Justice Department used a search warrant on Mar-a-Lago as a part of their investigation into the former President’s alleged mishandling of classified White House documents.

In February, the National Archives called on the Justice Department to look into whether or not Trump violated the law after finding that 15 boxes of records had been taken to his Florida estate. Under the Presidential Records Act, presidents are required to preserve and turn in all memos, letters, emails and papers that they touched to the National Archives at the end of their term.

A search warrant requires signoff from a federal judge who could issue a warrant for arrest based on the evidence found, signaling a more serious investigation than was previously known.

Rose Carter

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