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On Monday (8 August) news emerged that Donald Trump’s home in Flordia was raided by the FBI.
The raid is believed to be in connection with an investigation into the former President’s handling of official classified documents during and after his presidency – one of a number of investigations the controversial former leader is under.
In a statement, Trump wrote: “These are dark times for our Nation, as my beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.
“Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before. After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate.
“It is prosecutorial misconduct, the weaponization of the Justice System, and an attack by Radical Left Democrats who desperately don’t want me to run for President in 2024, especially based on recent polls, and who will likewise do anything to stop Republicans and Conservatives in the upcoming Midterm Elections.”
Unsurprisingly, the raid sparked a flurry of reactions among social media users and Trump critics who used the opportunity to share some hilarious memes.
Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen tweeted: “The look on your face when you learn that the @fbi just raided Mar-a-Lardo and #TFG [the former guy] is shitting a brick!!!#KarmaBoomerang.”
Broadcaster James O’Brien said: “With Trump, the question is how much corruption, disruption & dismantling of democratic norms he will tolerate or instigate in pursuit of power.
“Incredibly, albeit currently to a lesser degree, the same is now true of Boris Johnson, the Daily Mail & the likes of Nadine Dorries…”
\u201cWith Trump, the question is how much corruption, disruption & dismantling of democratic norms he will tolerate or instigate in pursuit of power. Incredibly, albeit currently to a lesser degree, the same is now true of Boris Johnson, the Daily Mail & the likes of Nadine Dorries...\u201d