Ex-CIA agent says fallout over raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resembles the lead up to the January 6 Capitol attack and predicts there will be another ‘catastrophic event’

Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
A former FBI and CIA official predicted there could be another “catastrophic event” like January 6.
Phil Mudd said threats against law enforcement resemble the period leading up to the Capitol attack.
Threats have escalated as Republicans lash out against the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago.

A former official who served in the FBI and CIA said the fallout from the Mar-a-Lago raid resembles the events that led up to the January 6 attack on the Capitol — and predicted there could be another “catastrophic event.”

Phil Mudd, now a CNN counterterrorism analyst, previously worked for the CIA as an analyst specializing in South Asia and the Middle East. He later served as the first-ever deputy directer of the FBI’s National Security Branch.

Mudd appeared on CNN Sunday to discuss the aftermath of the unprecedented FBI raid on former President Donald Trump’s residence. Federal officials said

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