Donald Trump returns to Mar-a-Lago for first time after FBI raid
Mar-a-Lago raid. Image via AP.

Mar-a-Lago raid
'And they didn’t even take off their shoes in my bedroom. Nice!!!'

Former President Donald Trump has returned to Florida for the first time since FBI agents searched his home. On his own social media platform, the prospective 2024 presidential candidate sounded new anger over the incident.

“Arrived in Florida last night and had a long and detailed chance to check out the scene of yet another government ‘crime,’ the FBI’s Raid and Break-In of my home, Mar-a-Lago,” Trump posted on Truth Social.

“I guess they don’t think there is a Fourth Amendment anymore, and to them, there isn’t. In any event, after what they have done, the place will never be the same. It was ‘ransacked,’ and in far different condition than the way I left it. Many Agents — And they didn’t even take off their shoes in my bedroom. Nice!!!”

Trump made the trip to Florida after an Ohio rally for endorsed Senate candidate J.D. Vance — an event where he conspicuously left Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (a potential 2024 Primary foe) off a list of Vance backers.

But his focus upon returning to Palm Beach County seemed more on his own personal fights with the FBI and potential legal troubles.

Agents last month served a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago — first reported by Florida Politics Publisher Peter Schorsch — and raided the ex-President’s home for top secret documents.

Since then, federal prosecutors have remained engaged in a legal fight over how that intelligence could play into potential investigations. U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon ruled investigators cannot use the documents until a special master reviews them first, but federal prosecutors filed a claim in appellate court asking for that decision to be overruled.

Beyond any concerns about the state of his home after the search, Trump posted he otherwise received a warm welcome in Florida.

“Thank you to all of the many people who greeted me last night on my way from the Airport to Mar-a-Lago. I will never forget the great people of this Country. MAGA!!!,” he posted.

Image via Truth Social

Jacob Ogles

Jacob Ogles has covered politics in Florida since 2000 for regional outlets including SRQ Magazine in Sarasota, The News-Press in Fort Myers and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg. His work has appeared nationally in The Advocate, Wired and other publications. Events like SRQ’s Where The Votes Are workshops made Ogles one of Southwest Florida’s most respected political analysts, and outlets like WWSB ABC 7 and WSRQ Sarasota have featured his insights. He can be reached at [email protected]


5 comments

  • Jack

    September 19, 2022 at 7:53 am

    Fatso moves from one house to another. In other breaking news, the sun sets every night and bears crap in the woods.

    Reply

    • Impeach Biden

      September 19, 2022 at 8:32 am

      I’d take that fat guy any day over the skinny guy with no brain function.

      Reply

      • Joe Corsin

        September 19, 2022 at 4:04 pm

        Trump has psycho brain function..and you have it to if you support such a lying crook.

        Reply

  • Hope

    September 19, 2022 at 9:56 am

    The resignation of the Director of the FBI, Wray, is imminent…

    Reply

  • PeterH

    September 19, 2022 at 11:49 am

    The twice impeached, miserable lying racist birthed fraud January 6th coup leader complains about what? LOL

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


#FlaPol

Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida. This platform and all of its content are owned by Extensive Enterprises Media.

Publisher: Peter Schorsch @PeterSchorschFL

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Renzo Downey, Roseanne Dunkelberger, A.G. Gancarski, Anne Geggis, Kelly Hayes, Joe Henderson, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Gray Rohrer, Aimee Sachs, Jesse Scheckner, Christine Sexton, Andrew Wilson, Wes Wolfe, and Mike Wright.

Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @PeterSchorschFL
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704




Sign up for Sunburn


Categories