Garland’s Statement on Mar-A-Lago Raid
Attorney General Garland confirmed that he ordered the raid on President Trump’s residence, and that he did not take the decision lightly.
From Fox News. Attorney General Merrick Garland Thursday announced the Justice Department is moving to make public the search warrant and property receipt from its raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home Monday.
“The Department of Justice will speak through its court filings and its work,” Garland said during a public statement. “Just now, the Justice Department has filed a motion in the Southern District of Florida to unseal a search warrant and property receipt relating to a court-approved search that the FBI conducted earlier this week….”
Garland added: “The department filed the motion to make public the warrant and receipt in light of the former president’s public confirmation of the search, the surrounding circumstances and the substantial public interest in this matter.”
He also said that he could not provide further details on “the basis of the search,” but confirmed that he personally approved the search. Garland said that the department “does not take such a decision lightly….”
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(Excerpt from Fox News. Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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