Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) praised the FBI for raiding former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort Monday.
The chief of the Congressional Progressive Caucus expressed her pleasure of the information of the raid in a tweet as allies of Trump expressed their disapproval.
TRUMP SAYS FBI ‘RAIDED’ MAR-A-LAGO
That’s what occurs whenever you break the legislation, attempt to steal an election, and incite a lethal rebellion.
Donald Trump needs to be in jail. I’m glad to see the FBI taking steps in direction of accountability. https://t.co/Z2Okzopo9M
— Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) August 8, 2022
“Donald Trump needs to be in jail. I’m glad to see the FBI taking steps in direction of accountability,” Jayapal mentioned.
Jayapal has blamed Trump’s rhetoric for elevated political violence, together with an incident wherein a person with a gun was arrested outdoors her house in Seattle, Washington, final month.
The FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago, which was introduced by Trump, is reportedly associated to presidential supplies requested by the Nationwide Archives, together with the dealing with of categorised paperwork.
“These are darkish instances for our Nation, as my lovely house, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Seaside, Florida, is presently underneath siege, raided, and occupied by a big group of FBI brokers,” Trump mentioned in a press release.