FBI’s Mar-a-Lago Raid: Because Nothing Says ‘Subtle’ Like a Deadly Force Policy for a Document Search

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by Jeff Childers

Yesterday, Newsweek — bless them — was the only corporate media platform to cover a shocking story broken by stalwart independent journalist and legal analyst Julie Kelly, with this dramatic and infuriating headline:

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While we’ve all been distracted by the mad gutter fireworks in Merchan’s Manhattan joke of a p*rnopgraphic Soviet show-trial, much more momentous things have been happening down in Florida, where Federal Judge Cannon has ordered a lot of government documents to be unsealed and unredacted.

One document unsealed yesterday was the FBI’s “operations order” for the agency’s execrable, banana-republic-style Mar-a-Lago raid. The Operations Order included a long “policy statement” regarding the “use of deadly force,” which provided in part: “Law enforcement officers of the Department of Justice may use deadly force when necessary.”

So it’s going to be like that.

The language wasn’t boilerplate, or at least, it wasn’t just boilerplate. The Operations Order also required attaching a medic to the search team, and even included a map and instructions to the nearest trauma center, presumably for people who got shot during the raid. The small army of FBI agents — 37 of them — was armed, and was also ordered to conceal their weapons and dress undercover, increasing the palpable risks of confusion and an ‘unfortunate accident.’

Grassroots reactions to yesterday’s disclosure were (and still are) incandescent. Julie Kelley demanded, “What country is this?” Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), angrily tweeted “The Biden DOJ and FBI were planning to assassinate Pres Trump and gave the green light.” Social media influencer Tim Pool opined in outrage, “This was either an attempt to kill Trump or incite civil war, maybe both.”

The media machine responded promptly, coolly arguing that the FBI was only following “standard procedure:”

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I’m not an expert on FBI criminal procedure. But completely coincidentally, I once sued a city for excessive force over a militarized SWAT raid against my high-end commercial real-estate brokerage client. Not only were my clients completely innocent — they were never even charged — but the raid was just a document search, like the Mar-a-Lago raid, that could easily have been handled using an investigatory subpoena.

Here’s my hot take: The FBI’s “standard procedure” argument stinks. There was nothing normal about the Mar-a-Lago raid. It wasn’t like the FBI was raiding a Harlem crack house. The FBI was raiding a high-end luxury property secured by the Secret Service where the most recent former President lives with no intent to arrest anybody. The FBI knew that people with guns would be there — Secret Service agents — and yet proceeded with its “surprise” raid in undercover clothing.

It is also difficult to credit the lethal “boilerplate” to simple negligence. The layers of required approvals ran all the way up to Grandma Garland herself. Under no circumstances should deadly force have been authorized. The Secret Service should have had prior notice. The agents should have been unarmed to exclude any possibility of an accident.

As I said, based on the limited amount we know, it stinks. The already historic raid on a former president by his campaign opponent just became even more historic and disgraceful.

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I want answers to this for the former feds defending authorizations of use of deadly force in MAL raid.

Did the suspect cooperate with the government for more than a year?

Including turning over “documents” to a non law enforcement agency? (NARA)

Did the suspect allow a top DOJ official and 3 FBI agents into his home voluntarily to search for incriminating evidence–two months before the raid was authorized?

Did the suspect comply with a subpoena to the best of his knowledge?

Was nearly all of the investigation conducted outside the jurisdiction of the alleged crime?

Including grand jury proceedings?

Was the suspect not accused of a violent crime?

Was the suspect a former president?

Was the suspect also protected by federal officers sworn to protect the life and interests of a former president?

And did the FBI consider how to handle perhaps dueling law enforcement agents in this scenario?

Is it normal for every individual participating in the raid to wear street clothes?

Does a usual FBI raid involve a top DOJ official and an official from FBI HQ?

Looking forward to answers…

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This is absolutely a big deal. Don’t buy the bullshit otherwise.

It was not a standard op. The MAL raid was an unprecedented action with significant potential for confusion and blue on blue issues and conflict. It also involved competing equities between federal agencies (FBI & USSS) with equal statutory claims to interrupt the other’s activities.

Anyone telling you otherwise is either dumb, or playing dumb. I’ve done more deconfliction with Russians in a foreign op I did for the USSS than the FBI did in their search warrant at MAL.

Only a dumbass would pitch the “it’s the standard paperwork” line. Go serve a search warrant at the White House in the cocaine case while filling out your “standard paperwork” and see how that works out for you. Wake up.

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If you are dumb enough to believe it’s standard operating procedure for the FBI to:

– Raid a former president’s home
– Authorize lethal force against “FPOTUS” and staff
– Prepare to confront US Secret Service
– War game possible casualties with a medic on standby
– Because of a documents dispute…

Than you are an enemy of America.

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They did not have a shoot-out with SS, they had them turn off security cameras and set up plan B the photo shoot where they had top secret cover sheets carried in their back packs. Spread papers across the floor of Trumps office and put these sheets on paperwork that was not top secret.
Tampering with evidence, someone ordered that. That was not the end of their evidence tampering.
The Judge doesnt like the way Smith is playing this, he FA and might be about to FO.

When there’s a Deep State within an agency like the FBI, how do the stazi-types prevent the “normals” from joining them on a raid like at Mar-A-Lago?
Reminds me of how, in Die Hard 2, Colonel Stuart murders a new guy who was not one of his team’s baddies just because he wasn’t in on the plot.
We’ve seen dead whistle blowers,.
Makes you wonder.

UPDATE, PART ONE: Merrick Garland Approved Use of Deadly Force at Mar-a-Lago Raid — Made Plans for Casualties — Brought Medic — And Handed Out Directions to Local Trauma Center (VIDEO)

UPDATE PART TWO, BIDEN’S ARMED & DANGEROUS MAR-A-LAGO RAID: FBI Took DOZENS of Photos in Melania Trump’s Room – Were Focused On Her “Binders” – And They Were Ready to Kill (VIDEO)

Desperate to retrieve the crossfire hurricane binders Trump declassified on January 19, 2021

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He sure as hell NEVER belonged on the goddamn Supreme Court.

Trump with an effin’ crown says it all, doesn’t it?

That’s what we had a revolution to get rid of. It’s what we have a Constitution to protect us from.

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No it was not you dont seem to know shit about history. G. Washington could have been a King if he wanted to.

Why do you think he rejected a crown?

He only became President after the Constitution was ratified.

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He rejected the crown because he wasn’t a leftist.

Your Grifter King, at work for His People…

Last edited 22 days ago by Greg

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Trump lost money and took no salary as President.

He also sells $60 bibles and $400 Never Surrender Sneakers.

The left doesn’t understand doing favors for friends for free.

He also sells $60 bibles and $400 Never Surrender Sneakers.

Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden sells US government influence for $5 million and access to classified documents for $8 million.

Why do you and Mikey think we have to spoon feed you? Go look it up, how Washington quelled a planned military coup of our young Republic.

Washington would have had Trump hanged.

Imagine Bidens fate then.

For what? No, he would have hanged Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden for treason.

Democrats waving a Nazi flag says it all. We had a revolution to form a government that would allow people like the Democrats usurping individual rights. This is what happens when, through election fraud, that kind of people take power.

It’s all for theater. The left does this repeatedly. They want to create the impression that they, the left, are going up against a violent, enraged, unhinged opponent, the right. So, they do really stupid shit like raid, commando-style, an old man’s home. They raid, commando-style, a minister’s home, in front of his children. Often, they notify a member of the Ministry of Propaganda to record the event, just to show the People the extreme actions necessary to protect them from the violent, unhinged, radical right.

All they show is that it is the fascist, totalitarian left that is violent, radical and unhinged. They WANT people killed and, in this case, it didn’t matter if it was FBI or USSS that took a bullet, they just need the drama to exploit. Oh, and if they accidentally mistook Trump for a raging assailant? Apologies would be in order to the family, I guess.

“All they show is that it is the fascist, totalitarian left that is violent, radical and unhinged. They WANT people killed and, in this case, it didn’t matter if it was FBI or USSS that took a bullet, they just need the drama to exploit. Oh, and if they accidentally mistook Trump for a raging assailant? Apologies would be in order to the family, I guess.”

Except none of that happened.

IMO Trump was tipped off and in NY at the time.

But, it was set up to happen. And, in other areas, it HAS happened, each time “Gun Free Zones” and background checks instead of armed resource officers allows another school shooting or another illegal immigrant murders someone in this country. Democrats never solve the problem, they just exploit the strategy to further their agenda of totalitarianism.

You know who has killed more people here than illegal immigrants?

Gun owners.

You know who has killed more people here than illegal immigrants?

Name the states that list the legality of those that commit murder. How many list legal/illegal on their lists and submit that to the FBI?

Do you realize that every death caused by an illegal immigrant is one that was 100% preventable, if only the federal government and sanctuary cities would follow the law? And FAR MORE die from fentanyl poisoning (thanks to Robin Ware/Robert L. Peters/JRB Ware/Pedo Peter/idiot Biden’s open border) than from guns, and to call those who use a stolen gun to kill someone in a robbery or gang murder is a totally dishonest use of the term “gun owner”. But, then again, how can any leftist defend their position without lying?

You know who kills more people than all the legal and illegal gun owners?
Planned Parenthood and doctors with medical mistakes, big pharma, highly processed foods.
Well Mikey Im heading to camp gonna blow off a few hundred rounds at a tiny target, got to get that pattern down.
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Exclusive: Feds secretly knew for years Joe Biden met with son’s Chinese partners on official trip

Federal agents gathered evidence during the 2016 election that Hunter Biden had used access to his father on an official government trip to Beijing aboard Air Force Two to connect prospective Chinese business partners with then-Vice President Joe Biden, according to a massive cache of documents recently turned over to Congress and obtained by Just the News.

Comer has obtained 3.3 million documents dating back to 2016.

https://justthenews.com/accountability/political-ethics/feds-knew-2016-hunter-connected-his-chinese-business-partner-his?utm_source=mux&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=social-media-autopost

Wouldn’t that be “election interference”?