CNN's Drew Griffin confronted Florida Republican congressional candidate Anthony Sabatini over his calls to defund the FBI following the legal execution of a search warrant of former President Donald Trump's Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago. Sabatini wasn't in his safe places, such as Newsmax or OAN. Griffin had some real questions for this extremist MAGA Republican.
Sabatini said what the FBI is "doing is unlawful." Griffin explained the FBI's work in Florida, including chasing down bank robbers and organized criminals, "attacking cyber-crime in this state," and helping local law enforcement.
Sabatini responded that the FBI is "totally useless," which doesn't make sense after Griffin just offered him a short list of what the agency does for Florida. He said, "We need to defund it."
Griffin asked, "Is the former President above the law no matter what?"
"The FBI is not above the law," Sabatini said while not answering the simple fucking question.
Griffin calmly asked again, to which Sabatini said that Trump is a "political target," adding that "he is being harassed by a lawless rogue agency."
Sabatini said without offering evidence to support his claim that the FBI hates Trump and conservatives.
"Wouldnt it be prudent to wait and see what the facts are?" Griffin asked the bonehead.
"We have enough facts," the Florida Republican insisted.
Republicans who don't want to hear the facts are saying they are OK with potential espionage. Every Republican red hat should be interviewed like that by reporters. Griffin was calm (I would seriously want to poke Sabatini in the eyes) and on point. He stayed focused on the subject no matter how much Sabatini tried to deflect from the issue with bullshit.
Sabatini took to Twitter to call CNN a communist network. Again, no substance, no facts, nothing to offer.