Donald Trump slammed the “weaponized police state” after the FBI seized a phone belonging to pillow salesman Mike Lindell as part of a witch hunt against Trump’s allies.
Lindell said he was at a Hardees in Minnesota when “cars pulled up in front of us, to the side of us and behind us, and I said ‘they’re either bad guys or the FBI.’”
The entrepreneur said the feds seized his phone on the pretext of him being a witness in the Tina Peters case.
Mike Lindell says the FBI stopped him today at a Hardees in Minnesota:
"Cars pulled up in front of us, to the side of us, and behind us and I said those are either bad guys or the FBI. Well, it turns out they were the FBI." pic.twitter.com/RHADVBUTxW
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) September 13, 2022
“But I’m not a witness, they just want my phone,” he asserted.
Donald Trump responded to the development on Truth Social by claiming the phone seizure was part of a broader witch hunt.
“Breaking News: Mike Lindell, “THE Pillow Guy,” was just raided by the FBI. We are now officially living in a Weaponized Police State, Rigged Elections, and all. Our Country is a laughing stock all over the World. The majesty of the United States is gone. Can’t let this happen. TAKE BACK AMERICA!” wrote Trump.
The seizure occurred amidst a wave of FBI subpoenas targeting Trump allies as part of their investigation into claims that the 2020 election was rigged and the January 6 Capitol riot.
“Interesting how the Biden DOJ waited more than 18 months – right before midterms – to initiate legal action against Trumpworld. And Biden said he wouldn’t weaponize the Justice Department,” notes Zero Hedge.
Tucker Carlson Reporting That Mike Lindell Has Been Raided By The FBI pic.twitter.com/SSURiey8mH
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) September 14, 2022
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