Mike Turner confronts FBI agents in tense interview

CNN host Brianna Keeler faces Ohio Republican Representative Mike Turner on Sunday Donald TrumpThe U’s social media platform, Truth Social, promoted an article that publicly released their names FBI Agents who were involved in a raid on his Mar-a-Lago resort residence earlier this week.

Truth Social sent out a push alert Friday for allegedly promoting an article by Breibart, a conservative website, that included an unmodified version of the search warrant that had revealed the names of two FBI agents. CNN Correspondent Donnie O’Sullivan reported.

“How is it in this environment not encouraging violence against federal law enforcement officers to identify them?” Keeler asked Congressman state of the UnionCiting an incident in which Navy veteran Ricky Schiffer Tried to break into FBI office He was killed with an AR-15 rifle in Cincinnati on Thursday. A truth social account of the same name reportedly shared messages about attacking the FBI in the wake of the Mar-a-Lago raid.

“Obviously, I don’t know what you’re referring to on social media. But… members of Congress Condemned, and I did, and all Republican members of my committee jointly denounce any violence against any law enforcement officers,” Turner replied during a heated conversation with Keeler. We greatly appreciate all of our FBI service. Agents, men and women, who are serving their country.”

Asked repeatedly whether Trump should also condemn attacks against law enforcement, Turner said, “I think everyone should always make it clear that this is not an issue where violence is ever the answer.” Yes. I think you should make it very clear. It is not something that escalates to the level of violence.”

Turner continued to defend Trump against the FBI raid, saying that “the FBI has a history of using fake information before.”

CNN host confronts GOP representative Turner
CNN host Brianna Keeler confronted Representative Mike Turner, an Ohio Republican, on Sunday after Donald Trump’s social media platform, Truth Social, promoted an article that publicly released the names of FBI agents who had been killed this week. He was involved in raids on his house in the beginning of the year. Above, Turner speaks during a news conference with members of the House Intelligence Committee on Friday in Washington, DC
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Keeler again asked him whether the former president should condemn violence against law enforcement as members of Congress did. Turner continued to say that members of Congress condemn all violence against any law enforcement. At one point, he addressed the article identifying FBI agents, saying he did not know “who said that.”

Keeler told Congressman: “I’m saying Breitbart informed about it. His [Trump’s] Social media networks put it out there.”

At the end of the clause, Turner demanded that the Attorney General Merrick Garland “Show us the goods” that would justify the raid.

MLA’s statement came after Garland Approved an FBI search warrant To retrieve Top Secret (TS) and Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) at Trump’s residence. The recovered documents reportedly included information related to nuclear weapons and “highly classified programs”. During this, Some legal experts said Trump is suspected of violating the Espionage Act for possessing those documents.

On Friday, Trump said the raids were unnecessary, that he was cooperating with officials in the investigation, and that he had made all documents public.

The former president wrote, “Number one, it was all declassified. Number two, they didn’t need to “seize” anything. They could get it anytime they wanted without getting into politics and getting into Mar-a-Lago True Social.

newsweek Trump’s media office reached for comment.

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