Hilary trolls Trump after FBI raid

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Clinton herself was investigated by federal authorities, and she was never charged with any criminal offence, although Trump, when in office, still sought Clinton’s prosecution anyway…reports Ashe O

Former US Secretary of State and Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton trolled ex-President Donald Trump after an FBI raid on his Florida residence, implicitly reminding people of some of the reportedly brazenly destructive impacts of Trump’s time in the public spotlight.

Those impacts contrast with what was available from a hypothetical, Hillary Clinton-led Presidential administration. Clinton, of course, faced years-long antagonism to a feverish degree from many voices on the Right over her handling of government materials while serving as Secretary of State.

Now, what’s the basis for the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago, asks a Bipartisan Report.

Founded in 2012 by Justin Brotman, the Bipartisan Report is a news and opinion website with a liberal bias. The website states, “We Bring the News”.

Justin Brotman is the son of co-founder and chairman of Costco Wholesale Corporation, Jeffrey Brotman. Bipartisan Report provides emails for their writers.

As per Bipartisan Report, besides the hypocrisy, Trump’s team is responsible for something in which Clinton never engaged: Taking classified materials to a former President’s southern Florida resort.

Over a dozen boxes of records that federal law mandated be provided to the National Archives at the close of Trump’s term instead went to Mar-a-Lago, his Florida residence, and once the agency recovered the materials, it found classified documents and referred the matter to the Justice Department, the Bipartisan Report said.

“Every ‘But her emails’ hat or shirt sold helps @onwardtogether partners defend democracy, build a progressive bench, and fight for our values. Just saying!” Hilary Clinton tweeted.

It’s remarkable, of course, that so many of the same folks who demanded the powers of federal law enforcement be used against political enemies like Clinton are now furious that federal law enforcement went against their own side, even though, unlike what they hoped for with Clinton, there’s what seems like substantial real-world evidence this time, she said.

The FBI agents who conducted the search of Mar-a-Lago didn’t just wake up on Monday and decide to pester Trump: The pre-raid process likely included judicial approval and the backing of high-ranking department officials, and the lengthier the process gets, the more far-fetched that notions of a conspiracy become, the Bipartisan Report said.

Clinton herself was investigated by federal authorities, and she was never charged with any criminal offence, although Trump, when in office, still sought Clinton’s prosecution anyway.

As for Trump, The New York Times outlined how the FBI would’ve “needed to convince a judge that it had probable cause that a crime had been committed, and that agents might find evidence at Mar-a-Lago, to get a search warrant”.

One aim of the search of Mar-a-Lago was evidently to see whether government records that federal record-keeping authorities were meant to obtain were still there. At this stage, Trump no longer possesses any power to declassify documents, so if something remains classified but gets shipped off to Mar-a-Lago, that’s a problem, the Bipartisan Report said.

Throughout his presidency, he routinely mishandled federal records. Trump administration records that were obtained from the Archives by the House committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riots were taped back together. It’s unclear at this point whether Trump himself will get charged for the federal documents’ mishandling, but it’s clear the raid shows how serious things are, the report said.

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