Trump reacts to Mar-A-Lago affidavit with angry social media screed

Former President Donald Trump welcomed Friday’s release heavily redacted affidavit Earlier this month, he was angry, misdirected, lied as usual, and secured a search warrant for Mar-a-Lago’s home.

In a post on Truth Social, his newborn — and Reportedly struggling — On social media platforms, Trump opposed the search and the redacted affidavit, criticizing in particular the judge who signed the document.

He also claimed there was no mention of “nuclear”. Search linked to documents on nuclear weapons, reportsbut the edited part of the documentation may have mentioned this.

“Affidavit has been heavily redacted!!!” Trump wrote. “No mention of ‘Nuclear’. A complete public relations hoax by the FBI and DOJ, or our close working relationship with the exchange of documents. We gave them a lot. ”

“Judge Bruce Reinhart should never have allowed an intrusion into my home,” Trump continued. “He declined two months ago from one of my cases based on his animosity and hatred of me, your favorite president. Didn’t he deny himself? Obama must be very proud of him now!”

U.S. Magistrate Bruce Reinhart approved the search warrant, It has since faced a flurry of death threats From a Trump supporter.

Despite publicly calling for the release of affidavits weeks ago, Trump’s lawyers No corresponding legal action actually do so.

Conservative lawyer George Conway, who appeared on CNN on Friday, predicted it was Trump’s legal team. will struggle to defend The claims contained in the affidavit itself.

“All this affidavit can do is add weight and substance to what we already know about Trump stealing these documents. he said. “They didn’t actually stand in court and demand it because they know it could have a harrowing story in it if it all went public.”

Conway added that in the nearly three weeks since the raid, Trump’s legal team has been unable to articulate a single convincing justification for the former president’s actions.

Fix: An earlier version of this article incorrectly indicated that President Donald Trump appointed Bruce Reinhart. Magistrates are appointed by district judges, not by the president.

This article originally appeared on huff post and updated.