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Truthful Trump, social riots, lash out at FBI, share QAnon

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  • On Truth Social, Trump lashed out at the FBI over the Mar-a-Lago raid.
  • He shared dozens more messages, many within an hour, from accounts with names referring to QAnon.
  • Trump complained that the FBI’s search included his wife Melania Trump’s closet and that it was “alone and unchecked.”

Former President Donald Trump took Truth Social to his social media platforms over the weekend, lashing out at the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago raid.

In a series of messages, Trump complained that the FBI searched his home, including his wife Melania Trump’s closet, “alone and unchecked.”

He also repeated unsubstantiated allegations that the FBI may have planted evidence in Mar-a-Lago.

The FBI has raided Trump’s Mar Arago mansion in Florida as part of an investigation into whether President Trump took government records out of the White House and mishandled them.

The Justice Department is investigating whether Trump violated three laws, including the Espionage Act, according to a warrant unsealed Friday. The warrant contained a complete inventory of the items seized.

Trump’s defense of the records found in Mar-a-Lago has gone from suggesting that evidence was planted, to falsely accusing former President Barack Obama of doing the same, to everyone ” It has repeatedly morphed into claiming that I sometimes take my work home with me.

QAnon’s flag and slogan, ‘Where we go, we all go’

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In addition to some messages he wrote, Trump reposted more than a dozen messages from his supporters.

Several of the accounts he reposted were named with references to QAnon and the alt-right, debunking conspiracy theories about the FBI.

One of the accounts was called “WWG1WGA”. It is an abbreviation for his popular QAnon catchphrase and slogan, the phrase “where we go one, we go all”.

Trump created an account called “We The Pepe,” a green frog meme that was labeled a “hate symbol” by the Anti-Defamation League for its association with online racism, anti-Semitism, and alternatives. I reposted another message from right.

The posts typically included screenshots of tweets and memes supporting Trump and criticizing the FBI.

Trump also enumerated various allegations of wrongdoing by the FBI, including an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory that Gretchen Whitmer’s kidnapping plot was a hoax, and claims that FBI informants participated in the Capitol riot. This isn’t the first time Trump has mentioned conspiracy theories.

Many of the posts were shared by Trump within an hour, suggesting the former president’s current state of mind.

Sources told The Washington Post that Trump seemed “optimistic” in the immediate aftermath of the FBI investigation.

But when it became clear that the FBI had seized 11 sets of classified documents, those defending him became more silent.

Following this, Trump’s upbeat mood at times darkened, according to those who were around him.

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