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Eric Trump said that he has encountered people who are furious about the FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago and he has some information that the family is going to share.
He appeared on Fox News and spoke to host Sean Hannity where he said that they ignored the FBI’s request to take off the surveillance cameras and they do have video of the search.
“Will you — you still have the surveillance tape, is that correct? Will you — are you allowed to share that with the country?” the host said.
“Absolutely, Sean. At the right time,” the son of the 45th President of the United States said.
“That’s why cops wear body cams. They don’t tell you to turn off cameras. They want transparency. And that’s not what happened here,” he said.
“And you know for a fact they asked for the cameras to be turned off,” the host said.
“They asked for the cameras to be turned off,” Eric said.
He said after the raid that “my father’s poll numbers have absolutely gone through the roof.”
The previous night on the show he said that people “were trying to buy [wife] Lara and I dinner to apologize for what the United States government has done to our family, Sean.”
“I mean, you wouldn’t believe the energy out there,” the former president’s son said. “I’ve been through all these firestorms over the years. I’ve never seen America more mad than it is right now.
“People are not buying the sham in the country,” he said.
“They’re targeting Donald Trump. They’re targeting his family. They’re targeting everyone around him,” he said.
On Monday the former president made the argument that the raid is not only an issue for him but for the entire nation.
“The country is in a very dangerous position. There is tremendous anger like I’ve never seen before, over all of the scams, and this new one — years of scams and witch hunts, and now this,” he said to Fox News.
“There has never been a time like this where law enforcement has been used to break into the house of a former president of the United States, and there is tremendous anger in the country — at a level that has never been seen before, other than during very perilous times,” he said.
“People are so angry at what is taking place,” he said. “Whatever we can do to help — because the temperature has to be brought down in the country. If it isn’t, terrible things are going to happen.”
One Trump attorney, Alina Habba, said that this judge recused himself from the former president’s lawsuit against Clinton this year when she spoke to Fox News host Jesse Watters on Friday, The Daily Mail reported.
“They needed a little drama, so they throw this out there. They go to the judge that had recused himself in my Hillary case a month ago,” she said.
“I would like to know why he recused himself in that case, but then he was able to sign this warrant. I want to know that,” she said.
It was on June 22 when Judge Bruce W. Reinhart recused himself from the Trump lawsuit against Clinton.
Then, six weeks later, the same judge signed the warrant to search Mar-a-Lago.
What could have been the reason the judge would have felt the need to recuse himself from the Trump lawsuit against Clinton but not on the Trump warrant?
And it gets more interesting.
In his recusal the judge said “The undersigned Magistrate Judge, to whom the above-styled cause has been assigned, hereby recuses himself and refers the case to the Clerk of Court for reassignment pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455.”
The code he referred to says, “Any justice, judge, or magistrate judge of the United States shall disqualify himself in any in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned.”
Another attorney for former President Donald Trump has spoken on what she witnessed during the raid of his Florida home by the FBI.