The FBI continues playing the victim after their raid on President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
In the latest attempt to craft a fake narrative that Trump supporters are violent radicals, the agency has erected a barricade around its Washington DC headquarters.
With an increasing number of threats against the FBI and agents, including an armed man who tried to breach a field office in Ohio, officials have put up barricades around FBI headquarters in DC. Similar fencing was put up after the unrest in DC in 2020 & after the Capitol riot. pic.twitter.com/fRfRt5u0U3
— Mike Balsamo (@MikeBalsamo1) August 13, 2022
American Military News reported:
Authorities erected barricades around the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters office in Washington, D.C. over the weekend. The bureau claims it has seen an increase in threats against the FBI and its agents in the wake of the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home last week.
Associated Press reporter Mike Balsamo tweeted photos of the new barricades around the FBI headquarters.
“With an increasing number of threats against the FBI and agents, including an armed man who tried to breach a field office in Ohio, officials have put up barricades around FBI headquarters in DC. Similar fencing was put up after the unrest in DC in 2020 & after the Capitol riot,” he wrote.
On Friday, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a joint bulletin warning of an increase in threats against federal law enforcement, according to CBS News. The bulletin suggested that the threats are the result of the FBI’s unprecedented search of Trump’s home. According to the unsealed search warrant, Trump is under investigation for possible espionage act violations and obstruction of justice.
“The FBI and DHS have observed an increase in threats to federal law enforcement and, to a lesser extent, other law enforcement and government officials following the FBI’s recent execution of a search warrant in Palm Beach, Florida,” the joint bulletin stated. “These threats are occurring primarily online and across multiple platforms, including social media sites, web forums, video sharing platforms, and image boards. The FBI and DHS would like to ensure that law enforcement, court, and government personnel are aware of the range of threats and criminal and violent incidents.”
The bulletin further stated that both the FBI and DHS have “observed an increase in violent threats posted on social media against federal officials and facilities, including a threat to place a so-called dirty bomb in front of FBI Headquarters and issuing general calls for ‘civil war’ and ‘armed rebellion.’”
While the FBI crafts nonsensical narratives, Republican support for Donald Trump has reached record-highs after the agency’s raid.