After the FBI’s raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, he said he “will do whatever” he can “to help the country,” saying that the “temperature has to be brought down” while stressing that the American people are “not going to stand for another scam.”
Trump said in his first interview since the raid he had his representatives reach out to the Justice Department to offer to help amid outrage over the FBI’s unprecedented raid on his private residence, in which classified records were seized by the agents, including some marked as top secret.
Saying the records have been declassified, Trump is disputing the classification of those records.
Trump said: “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.”
“If there is anything we can do to help, I, and my people, would certainly be willing to do that,” said Trump, as reported by Fox News.
“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 added.
His team “has not heard yet” from the Justice Department on whether they will accept his offer for help, as he said. “I think they would want the same thing, I’ve never seen anything like this. It is a very dangerous time for our country,” Trump said. “I will do whatever I can to help the country,” he then added. Read more