Trump PAC attorney says FBI search is “Gestapo-style” oppression of political opponents

In an exclusive interview with OAN, former host Christina Bobb says FBI's conduct is “authoritarianism and it's un-American. It's everything we fight against in this nation.”

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Citation From the August 9, 2022, edition of OAN's One America News

DANIEL BALDWIN (WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT, OAN): Joining me now, Save America attorney Christina Bob Christina, you were at Mar-a-Lago Monday evening when the FBI rated President Trump's home residency in a state. Can you walk us through what happened from your perspective on ground zero?

CHRISTINA BOBB (ATTORNEY, SAVE AMERICA PAC): Yeah. I mean, this is absolutely a farce to pretend that this is somehow law and order or an attempt at criminal justice. It's absolutely ridiculous that the FBI even did this. President Trump himself, as well as his legal team, has been more than accommodating and allowed access to whatever they have wanted in the past.

To be clear, I saw reports earlier that the FBI was allowed at Mar-a-Lago before freely and voluntarily and took them to the locations that they wanted to see whatever they wanted, and that's all accurate and true. So, the idea that they needed to conduct this raid, to me, is just -- it's just a weird power flex that I don't think is going to go over as well as they think it's going to go over, and I don't think the American people like it. I don't think it was necessary, and it's just Gestapo-style, you know, oppressing your political opponent because you're scared of him, not because there's actually any type of law enforcement needed here.


We've got emails from Hunter Biden saying 10% for the big guy that kickbacks -- that Joe Biden is obviously getting kickbacks from our adversaries, from foreign nations, undisclosed, and all of that seems to go under the rug, along with Hillary Clinton's emails and all of the nefarious stuff surrounding her time as the secretary of state. Yet, the FBI felt the need to raid President Trump's house, partially, at least, for presidential records, which would include something to the extent of if he received a handwritten note from some prime minister thanking him for his time in office. I mean it's absolutely ridiculous and the hypocrisy is stifling. I don't believe it's lost on the American people. I think the American people are looking at this, scratching their heads going, “We knew it was bad, but we didn't think it was this bad." It's that bad. 

BALDWIN: What message does this send to the average American family, and this is an unprecedented move that they're coming after the former president for, as you said, something as simple as a handwritten note thanking a prime minister for visiting, and you even mentioned he had been cooperating with authorities about this. This seemed completely unnecessary and, as you said, a political move to grab power and scare not only President Trump but also other Americans. 

BOBB: Yeah, well, it's terrifying to think of what they're trying to do. This is the same party that wants to defund the police. They want to defund local and state law enforcement, those people who actually protect Americans in their homes and in their neighborhoods. They want to get rid of those police, but they want to empower the FBI. They want a state-controlled police force that is the most powerful police force and will stomp down any type of, you know, oppressive movement or any type of opposition. Excuse me. They want to tamper that down -- anybody who opposes their power. That is authoritarianism and it's un-American. It's everything we fight against in this nation and every day Americans should look at this and just think what they're doing is insane. 

BALDWIN: Now, Christina, is this just one step further to them working to indict President Trump? 

BOBB: Well, there's certainly trying. They're doing everything they can, and the fact that they're using a national security code to try to do that shows that they want to cloak it in some level of secrecy. They're going to say, oh, we can't reveal the details because it's a matter of national security and they're going to play those games. I don't think they'll get very far. Obviously, they want to try to indict him. They'd love to throw him in jail. They'd love to make sure he can't run for reelection. I don't think that's going to happen; I have all faith and confidence that Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States -- should he decide to run. But -- so I don't think they will successfully shut it down. But  they're certainly doing everything they can to do it and they're trying to do it in a way that is secret that they don't have to disclose what they're doing. So, it's pretty ugly. It's pretty dirty. But I do believe that even courts in D.C. will see through what they're doing. And I don't think they're going to get very far. 

I mean, what they have to prove, they're so far from having enough evidence to show that Donald Trump intentionally had -- I assume they're going to say he had classified information or something of that sort. And to think that Donald Trump packed up his boxes, and packed up his boxes by himself, and, you know, intentionally took something from the -- I don't, I don't even know what they're going to try to claim. It's going to be ridiculous, but they're going do it.