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Rep Brian Crenshaw said the GOP is ‘crazy’ to go after the FBI

Rep. Dan Crenshaw distanced himself from comments by members of the Trump loyalists while expressing concern over the arrest of the perpetrators in a recent raid.

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can go join the ‘defund the police enforcement’ club if they want. Republicans make up 99 percent of the passengers on that train. The accountability we seek. We desire openness.

Progressives supported the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago, but Ocasio-Cortez and other Democrats have long called for cuts to local police funding.

A picture of Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw from 2020. (AP, File, Chip Somodevilla/Pool Photo) A. Chip Somodevilla

Crenshaw questioned the raid itself while distancing himself from the remarks of the most fervent Trump supporters.

Why go to this extreme, he questioned. “I believe that is the reason why Republicans are reacting so strongly.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (left) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. “It does seem unjust and there does seem to be a lengthy history of a loss of confidence at the Department of Justice at the hands of Democrats,” he said.

Despite the FBI’s efforts to remain impartial, the congressman, who usually voted with Trump but is not seen as a fervent fan, claimed the raid had a political bent.

Crenshaw remarked that “this is a pretty unprecedented measure.” “And you know that this is inevitably political when you’re attacking an ex-president who might seek for office again.

“You cannot separate the political and legal components of a situation. No, you can’t.

Over the concerns of the Justice Department, a portion of the affidavit that justified the raid is anticipated to be made public this week.