“Defund the FBI” trended on Twitter as news that the FBIsearched the former president’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, FL, unannounced on Monday, made its rounds on social media.
Donald Trump’s Home Searched by FBI
The search comes as political figures accused Donald Trump of taking classified documents from the White House, the Associated Press reports.
As news of the search broke, many Republicans took to Twitter and expressed that the GOP should dissolve the organization.
Republicans Want To “Defund The FBI”
Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia were among the many people that expressed the same sentiments.
In a now deleted Tweet, Boebert expressed:
The GOP majority must defund all forms of tyranny throughout Biden’s government @FBI
A few people with a different opinion found it hypocritical, considering many who tweeted about defunding the police were champions of “back the blue” during the George Floyd protests.
People Speak Out About Republicans
Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before.” He also referred to the raid as “a dark time.