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The Senate voted
unanimously a text condemning these threats, noting in passing remarks by some Republican members of Congress who called for
stop funding the FBI or compared the search
to the actions of the Gestapothe political police of Nazi Germany.
On August 8, the FBI raided Donald Trump’s residence in Florida and seized boxes of confidential documents that the Republican had not returned after leaving the White House, despite multiple requests.
Federal investigators suspect Donald Trump of having thus violated an American law on espionage which very strictly regulates the possession of confidential documents.
Donald Trump, who openly plans to run for president in 2024, has since stormed against a search he deems
illegal and unconstitutionaland repeats having been targeted for political reasons.
Multiplication of incidents
Since this operation, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security have reported an increase in threats and acts of violence against federal police officers.
On August 11, a 42-year-old gunman, for example, tried to force his way into FBI premises in Cincinnati, Ohio, after throwing a
call to arms on Donald Trump’s social network, Truth Social. The man, killed by the police, felt it was necessary
respond with force to the search at Donald Trump’s house and
shoot FBI agents on sight.
The text adopted by the Senate describes other attempts at intimidation, such as the threat to file a
dirty bombmade from stolen radioactive materials, in front of the FBI headquarters or calls for the
civil war and at the
He also highlights the
repeated attacks by the ex-president who, among other insults, called FBI officials “vicious monsters”.
Donald Trump’s team did not react immediately to AFP’s requests.