Condemnations of FBI in wake of Trump seizure worry lawmakers

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Several lawmakers pushed back on Sunday against Republican criticism of the FBI’s court-authorized seizure of documents from former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, with even some in the GOP warning that the violent rhetoric was “dangerous” and “absurd.”

Still, many Republicans continued to defend the former president, casting doubt on whether the FBI search of Trump’s Florida home earlier this week was justified — and whether the documents seized were actually top secret.

Some in the party have accused the FBI of being politically motivated, and the conservative media outlet Breitbart published Friday a leaked version of the warrant that contained the names of the FBI agents who participated in the search.

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security on Friday issued a joint intelligence bulletin warning of “violent threats” against federal law enforcement, courts, government personnel and facilities in the wake of…

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This article was written by Anna Phillips and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com