Republican officials have rallied around former President Donald Trump after he claimed he was indicted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for investigating classified documents.
President Trump said he was summoned to appear in federal court in Miami on Tuesday. Special Counsel Jack Smith has overseen an investigation into the handling of classified documents after Trump left the White House.
“Today is indeed a dark day for the United States,” he wrote. “We are a country in serious and rapid decline, but together let’s make America great again!”
Republicans quickly echoed Trump’s sentiments, already denouncing corruption in the Biden administration and calling it a sad day for the country.
“It’s a sad day for America. God bless President Trump.” Rep. Jim Jordan (Republican, Ohio) I have written on Twitter.
“It’s a dark day in America right now as the President of the United States arrests his political opponents. God bless President Trump,” said Rep. Troy Niels (R-Tex.). tweeted.
Senator Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) accused President Biden of using the Justice Department for political ends.
“Joe Biden is using the Department of Justice to track his parents as ‘domestic terrorists’, spy on Catholic parishes, terrorize and harass Christian surge, and tonight to indict his greatest political opponent, Trump. I used it for that,” Hawley said. said in the post on Twitter. “He trampled the rule of law for his own gain. He put the country in serious danger.”
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-California) also called the indictment “unconscionable” and blamed the president.
“Today is truly a dark day for the United States. It would be unconscionable for a president to indict a leading candidate who opposes him,” McCarthy said. I have written. “Joe Biden kept classified documents for decades.”
“I and all Americans who believe in the rule of law stand with President Trump against this grave injustice,” he continued. “House Republicans will hold accountable for this brazen weaponization of power.”
Some Republican lawmakers have linked the FBI’s reluctance to submit unredacted classified source letters to Congress with the timing of the news of a possible indictment of Mr. Trump. But after weeks of negotiations with the commissioners, the FBI granted commissioners access to the classified documents with limited redaction.
House Republican Conference Speaker Elise Stefanik (New York) also claimed that Biden was “weaponizing” the Justice Department for prosecution, calling it a “witch hunt” and that “the 2024 Election It was an attempt to “obstruct” in favor of Biden campaign.
“On the very same day that the FBI was forced to turn over to Congress absolutely disgusting and credible allegations of Joe Biden’s illegal, egregious, and treasonous corruption, Joe Biden armed himself with the Justice Department to Indicted Trump,” she wrote in a statement. “The American people are wise and understand that this epitomizes the federal government’s illegal and unprecedented weaponization of Joe Biden’s chief adversary, President Donald J. Trump.”
“The Radical Far Left will go to great lengths to sabotage the 2024 election in order to support Joe Biden’s disastrous presidency and desperate campaign,” she added.
Stefanik has expressed his determination to end the “corrupt political weaponization” of the federal government, “cut off corruption in these agencies,” and end government officials’ “endless illegal surveillance campaign” against President Trump. He vowed to take responsibility.
“In 2024, we will vote like nothing this country has ever seen and elect President Trump to the White House to save America,” she said.
Senator Chuck Grassley (Republican, Iowa) I have written On Twitter, “DOJ indicts ex-president/candidate Trump same day. DOJ/FBI restricts access to unnecessarily redacted Biden allegations. And people wonder why there are two standards of justice.” I’m wondering if you think about it,” he posted.
Rep. Matt Gates similarly called the reported indictment a “bogus” and held Biden and his family responsible.
“The bogus Boxes hoax indictment is an attempt to distract the American public from the multi-million dollar bribes the Biden crime family received from foreigners,” Gates said. tweeted. “This plan will not succeed. President Donald Trump will return to the White House and Joe Biden will become Hunter’s cellmate.”
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia), a longtime ally of the former president, posted a lengthy statement on Twitter, accusing Democrats of fear of losing to President Trump. In her post, she argued that the FBI and Justice Department took a different stance on Biden than they did on Trump.
She also included details of a classified source document she saw at SCIF today.
“It’s embarrassing. It’s really pathetic. After all, it’s the greatest hypocrisy in modern history,” said Green. I have written. “It’s a complete and total failure for the American people.”
“It’s a stain on our country that the FBI and Department of Justice are so corrupt they can’t even hide it anymore,” she added.
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