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09:30 ET 14:30 BST: Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee will lead a GOP press conference on the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida.
- The presser can be watched on CSPAN 2: https://www.c-span.org/video/?522309-1/rep-mike-turner-holds-briefing-fbi-search-fmr-pres-trumps-home
- Attorney General Merrick Garland yesterday asked the presiding Florida judge to unseal the Mar-a-Lago search warrant, a move that has not be opposed by Trump. The warrant is expected to be released today.
- Yesterday, Turner suggested that the Mar-a-Lago search was part of a weaponisation of law enforcement: "Americans want answers. We want to know why the FBI is being weaponized and politicized, both of which pose a grave threat to our democracy."