Donald Trump says his Mar-a-Lago home was raided by the FBI on Monday.
‘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,’ he said in a statement Monday night.’
‘After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate.’
It is unclear what the raid is for, what kind of warrant is being executed and what agents are seeking.
Trump said: ‘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.
‘Such an assault could only take place in broken, Third-World Countries.
‘Sadly, America has now become one of those Countries, corrupt at a level not seen before.
‘They even broke into my safe! What is the difference between this and Watergate, where operatives broke into the Democrat National Committee? Here, in reverse, Democrats broke into the home of the 45th President of the United States.’
It’s unclear if Trump was at his Florida home when the raid took place. He was in Texas over the weekend.
He usually spends August at his golf club in Bedminister, N.J. Photos posted to social media show him there on Sunday, posing with a newly-engaged couple.