August 15, 2022

Former President Donald Trump on Monday said during an interview with Fox News that the "temperature has to be brought down" after a spike in threats against law enforcement after the FBI executed a search warrant on his Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago. But of course, just after Trump said the temperature has to be brought down, he doubled down on his attacks on the FBI.

"Whatever we can do to help — because the temperature has to be brought down in the country," Trump said. "If it isn't, terrible things are going to happen."

"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," Trump said.

Trump threw quite a pity party for himself.

"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," Trump said.

What fresh hell is this?:

Trump told Fox News that his team "has not heard yet" from the Justice Department on whether they will accept his offer for help.

"I think they would want the same thing—I've never seen anything like this," Trump said. "It is a very dangerous time for our country."

He added: "I will do whatever I can to help the country."

Trump regurgitated what he called the "years of fake witch hunts and phony Russia, Russia, Russia schemes and scams," adding that "nothing happens to those people who perpetuate that—nothing happens with them."

"And then they break into a president's house— a sneak attack where it was totally—no one ever thought a thing like this would happen," Trump said.

The former President falsely said that FBI agents "break in and take whatever they want to take."

He once again suggested that the FBI could have "planted" evidence at his resort.

Trump added: "The people of this country are not going to stand for another scam."

Yeah, sure, buddy. He said that the temperature needs to come down, not after the Jan. 6 attack on our Capitol or any of his other scandals but about the highly sensitive documents he stole and kept at his home/golf course. And for that, he's under investigation for espionage. Right, the Department of Justice will go to that guy for "help."

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