A compilation of quotations on a variety of issues by national, state and regional writers, well-known personalities, just plain everyday people and from various publications collected by the editors of THE ADVANCE.
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Leah Barkoukis, online features editor at Townhall.com: Multiple democrats come out against FBI raid of Mar-a-Lago.
Former Democratic candidates for presidents Andrew Yang and Tulsi Gabbard both criticized the FBI’s actions, with the tech entrepreneur acknowledging it “seems political” and the former Hawaii congresswoman going further, noting the raid was a “blatant abuse of power.”
On Twitter, Yang explained he’s no fan of the former president but “a fundamental part of his appeal has been that it’s him against a corrupt government establishment. This raid strengthens that case for millions of Americans who will see this as unjust persecution.”
Larry O'Connor hosts radio talk show O'Connor and Company and is a political commentator: Merrick Garland is a petty, vindictive, little man.
You see, Donald Trump is not just a former president, he is also a future presidential candidate. He will likely run against Garland's current boss. If Trump wins, he would once again end Garland's current run as attorney general, and he would, once again, end any future prospects of Garland getting another Supreme Court nomination.
If Trump wins the next election, Garland's career is pretty much over.
So Garland uses his power to help make sure that doesn't happen.
This is what the professionals who care about these things refer to as the appearance of impropriety and a direct conflict of interest.
Greg Gutfeld, host of Gutfeld! and co-host of The Five: Who will the FBI come for next?
The FBI, it seems, thinks they're the country and they're not, they're not even a third world country despite their banana republic antics.
America right now is a beautiful car whose steering keeps pulling to the left, and the engine light has come on for the 10th time and they've run out of electrical tape to hide it. We know there's a problem under the hood. It's all of these supposedly neutral institutions having now chosen a team. It would cost us too much to get a whole new car, but we should at least replace the drive train in a couple of months.
Ronna McDaniel, Chairwoman of the Republican National Committee: Trump targeted by Biden administration, and they can do it to you, too.
Everyone needs to pay attention to what’s happening: Democrats are drunk on the power of one-party rule and growing increasingly aggressive in their attempts to punish those who push back against the farleft.
This raid on President Trump should be a wake-up call for every American. It emphasizes how crucial the midterm elections will be: we can only stop this unprecedented madness if we elect Republicans in November to halt this wild overreach and hold the Department of Justice accountable. If the Democrat establishment can do this to a former president, what can they do to you?