Sen. Cruz to Newsmax: Authorizing Deadly Force on Trump Raid Is Absolute Outrage

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., told Newsmax Wednesday that it is an absolute outrage that the FBI authorized the use of deadly force when it raided Mar-a-Lago in 2022.

“When you have a search warrant, it’s standard that you authorize the use of force, and that makes sense,” Cruz said on “Rob Schmitt Tonight.” “If you’re executing a search warrant on a drug dealer or a criminal, you know it can get violent and the agents need to defend themselves. This was not a run of the mill search warrant. This was the former president of the United States.”

Court documents unsealed Tuesday provided new details about the FBI’s search, which angered many Republicans, especially as Trump highlighted the revelations and criticized them on Truth Social.

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