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Timothy L. O'Brien

Trump Search Should Just Be Garland’s Opening Act

The attorney general needs to demonstrate that no one is above the law and indict the former president regardless of political fallout.

Mar-a-Lago becomes a crime scene.

Mar-a-Lago becomes a crime scene.

Photographer: Giorgio Viera/AFP/Getty Images

We now know that the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have an active interest in Donald Trump because Trump told us so.

“My beautiful home, Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a large group of FBI agents,” Trump said in a rambling statement he released on Monday evening. “They even broke into my safe!”