by Rajan Laad
Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell declined to comment on the FBI raid of President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home during a press conference in Kentucky, following recent floods that hit the eastern part of his home state.
“I’m here to talk about the flood and recovery from the flood,” McConnell said when asked about the raid.
Hours later, McConnell’s office released the following statement:
The country deserves a thorough and immediate explanation of what led to the events of Monday. Attorney General Garland and the Department of Justice should already have provided answers to the American people and must do so immediately.
This wasn’t the unequivocal condemnation that the FBI raid deserved. It was instead a perfunctory act released after pressure from the MAGA wing of the GOP. more here