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The FBI confiscated “My Pillow Guy” Mike Lindell’s phone after agents dispatched in multiple federal vehicles surrounded him while he stopped at a fast-food restaurant in Mankato, Minnesota, prompting President Trump to condemn the continuing attacks on his supporters.
It was only days earlier that Fox News host Tucker Carlson had revealed Attorney General Merrick Garland’s Department of Justice had unleashed another scheme against Trump and his allies, using dozens of “terrifying” subpoenas to demand unprecedented details about private communications.
Targeted then, among others, were a number of lawyers who have represented Trump in recent years.
It was after word of the FBI assault apparently in a parking lot that Trump issued a statement:
“Breaking News: Mike Lindell, ‘THE Pillow Guy,’ was just raided by the FBI. We are now officially living in a Weaponized Police State, Rigged Elections, and all. Our Country is a laughing stock all over the World. The majesty of the United States is gone. Can’t let this happen. TAKE BACK AMERICA!” he said on Truth Social.
Lindell had responded to the action, apparently part of the Biden administration’s battle against Trump and his associates, with Bible verses:
“‘Be strong and courageous. Be not afraid or dismayed…for there is…with us…our God to help us.’ 2Ch 32:7-8 AMPC,” he wrote. “Instead of worrying, stand on God’s Word.”
He continued, “Have you lost your sense of peace? Is your mind besieged with worry? If so, begin to program your thinking with these Bible promises—write them down, carry them with you, and read them regularly: (1) ‘The Lord…watches over you…stands beside you…keeps you from all harm…watches over your life…keeps watch…as you come and go’ (Ps 121:5-8 NLT). (2).”
Mike Lindell says the FBI stopped him today at a Hardees in Minnesota:
“Cars pulled up in front of us, to the side of us, and behind us and I said those are either bad guys or the FBI. Well, it turns out they were the FBI.” pic.twitter.com/RHADVBUTxW
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) September 13, 2022
Reports said the FBI “corroborated” elements of the report from Lindell that FBI agents seized his cell phone.
Reports suggested the seizure was related to a case brought by the Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems on suspicion he might be in possession of some documents.
Dominion is suing Lindell for his comments regarding suspicious 2020 presidential election results that resulted from the company’s voting machines.
A commentary at the Gateway Pundit described how the “Stasi-FBI” targeted Lindell.
“Lindell is the latest victim in the DOJ-FBI’s war on Trump supporters and working Americans,” it said. “Just two weeks ago Joe Biden declared war on his political opposition. Biden called out American patriots as a clear and present danger to the nation.
“The U.S. is sliding quickly into totalitarianism. God help us in the days ahead.”
Biden, in fact, at a speech in Philadelphia where he posed Marines on stage and bathed his stage in blood-red light, claimed that Republicans are a threat to the nation in a direct attack on the 74 million who voted for President Trump in 2020.
It was only days earlier that WND documented BizPacReview’s report Carlson was “ringing alarm bells” because of the agenda already evident from the media and the Biden administration to “incessantly” call Trump and his GOP supporters a “threat to democracy.”
“They circled the wagons on 9-11 and basically compared them to al-Qaida in an alarming sentiment that presages political persecution on a level this country has potentially never seen,” the report said.
The report pointed out, “In a chilling act of political intimidation, up to 50 Trump supporters had their homes raided, phones seized or were subpoenaed last Friday by the Department of Justice. The scope of the subpoenas is intentionally wide and vague.”
“Now keep in mind that any claim you make as an American citizen about electors, any claim you make about American politics, period, is protected explicitly under the First Amendment. That’s our core freedom. It’s why we live here. It’s why we’re proud to be Americans. It’s why so many American servicemen died protecting our country. Those are the freedoms that they fought to preserve. That’s why nobody prosecuted leading Democrats in 2016 when they sought to reject electors for Donald Trump. Right. It’s why none of those people, including Kamala Harris, is now in jail,” Carlson noted on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
Targets included Bernard Kerik, Jenna Ellis, Stephen Miller, John Eastman, Joe DiGenova, Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, among a long list of others.
Tucker Carlson has obtained A subpoena issued to multiple Trump allies this month.
Joe Biden has escalated the war on his political opponents. pic.twitter.com/xS8Hio4PBg
— The Dirty Truth (Josh) (@AKA_RealDirty) September 13, 2022
Carlson continued, “But right now, according to the subpoena that we have obtained, Merrick Garland’s DOJ is demanding all communication from the following people on this topic, and let’s be clear before we read their names, that it is not clear what the investigation is actually about and that’s the most terrifying part.
“What is this? On what grounds are you demanding my private communications with people? They never say but included in this precedent-breaking sweep of political opponents of the Biden White House would be former White House adviser Bernie Kerik, who was the former police commissioner of New York City; Boris Epshteyn, who is the current attorney for Donald Trump. At no time in American history has it been OK to grab the personal communications of someone’s lawyer because those are privileged. Not anymore.
“Matt Morgan; Justin Clark; Kenneth Chesebro and Mike Roman; RNC official Joshua Findlay; Trump Attorneys John Eastman, Jenna Ellis, Joe DiGenova, James Troupis, Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, Victoria Toensing, Cleta Mitchell, and Bruce Marks. We could go on and on and on and on,” he said.
He explained how Miller might have come to be a target of Joe Biden.
“The DOJ is now going after former White House official Stephen Miller, a frequent guest on this show, with a subpoena. Why? Well, it could be because Stephen Miller went on this network and said, ‘If we win these cases in the courts, then we can direct the alternate state of electors are certified.’ In other words, he didn’t call for the insurrection, much less violence or a coup. He called for alternate electors to be seated if the court ordered them to be seated. In other words, he was following the constitutionally prescribed process post-election. He’s doing what is supposed to do.”
Carlson said the Biden DOJ even was demanding personal communications from “State Representative Jake Hoffman in Arizona, Republican National Committee member Kathleen Berden in Michigan, former U.S. Representative Lou Barletta in the state of Pennsylvania and Republican State Party Secretary James DeGraffenreid in Nevada.”
Carlson accused, then, the White House and the Biden administration of launching the assault “to suppress political dissent, to hobble an entire political party and to keep any of these people from ever participating in American politics again and, by the way, the cost to each one of these individuals or to any person at whose house the FBI shows up is enormous. Ask anybody you saw the FBI showed up with guns at their home what that’s like. By accusing these people of insurrection for asking questions about electors by comparing them to Confederate soldiers, Merrick Garland’s DOJ plans to disenfranchise them if not jail them.”
He called Biden’s latest scheme “a full-blown political purge. That’s not a talking point. It is not in any sense a conspiracy theory,” he said.
IMPORTANT NOTE: How is it possible that the greatest and freest nation in world history has so rapidly come under the control of serially lying, deranged, power-mad sociopaths – leaders with nothing but contempt for America, for its history, its Constitution, its Judeo-Christian culture and its people? Orwell’s “1984” points directly to the answer: The elites are changing America’s language itself, so that people’s words – and therefore, their very thoughts – inevitably come under the control of the ruling class. It’s a way of bending reality in real time, so that what is illusion appears to be true, while what is real and true appears to be lies, misinformation, “hate speech,” “conspiracy theories” and “extremism.” This extraordinarily powerful but little-understood weapon of war employed 24/7 by the Marxist left is completely explained, exposed and exploded in the August issue of WND’s acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, “NEWSPEAK 2022: How tyrants and lunatics are enslaving Americans by redefining everything.”
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