Some House Republicans seem ok with forging ahead and supporting their plodding leader come ‘hell or high water ‘…..
But some House Republicans are more cautious….
There seemed to be attacks against the FBI at first….
But those have died down with the upcoming release of the warrent search info release….
EVERYTHING Trump touches ?….Turns to shit…..
Oh, and WTF would he or others do this?
Stupidity and $$$$$
Republicans who days ago united in preemptive defense of Donald Trump are struggling to stay on the same page following new questions about documents that the former president was holding at his Florida residence.
The FBI’s daylong search at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate this week, personally approved by Attorney General Merrick Garland, sparked near-universal GOP outrage and allegations of a politicized Justice Department. In the wake of reports that the search was tied to concerns Trump may have improperly taken highly classified White House documents related to nuclear weapons and so-called special access operations, however, Republicans are politically diverging….
Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, the House GOP Conference chair, accused Biden and his appointees of “complete abuse and overreach of [their] authority” and “targeting their political opponents,” adding that Trump is Biden’s “likeliest” opponent in the 2024 presidential election.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who warned Garland this week of aggressive GOP oversight efforts following a likely takeover of the chamber this fall, reiterated that the attorney general “has a lot of explaining to do.”
But other GOP national security hawks were notably more restrained. As new information emerged about the circumstances behind the FBI search — with still more expected later Friday after Garland moved to unseal related documents — the contrast grew starker between Republicans advancing a knee-jerk defense of the former president and those who are simply calling for additional disclosures from DOJ….
Members of the pro-Trump House Freedom Caucus had scheduled an event of their own Friday morning to blast the DOJ moves this week but later canceled it, citing scheduling conflicts….