BANNON: Merrick Garland Is a 'Lawless Scumbag'

BANNON: Merrick Garland Is a 'Lawless Scumbag'

During Thursday’s episode of War Room, host Steve Bannon said that US Attorney General Merrick Garland’s press conference where he discussed the raid at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, calling the AG a “lawless scumbag.”

“They’re lawless scumbags is what they are,” Bannon said after playing a clip of Garland’s press conference. “Is this supposed to intimidate us? His crying hunched over, about to wet himself four days after we smoked him out.”

Speaking with president of Judicial Watch Tom Fitton, he said, “you’ve got these anti-Trump snide left-wing partisan, partisan meaning they’re Democrats, running the Justice Department, running the FBI. They hate Trump. They think the rule of law or the laws to be used as a manipulative tool against their opponents as opposed to being enforced fairly, in a way that the American people can have confidence that there’s a Fair Administration of Justice.”

“There’s no legal justification for this, right, in my view. It’s, you know, and we’re talking about the underlying documents and such, and we all know they can write whatever they want, right? But the purpose is to destroy this man and destroy people around him,” Fitton said. “That’s the purpose and they will come up with reasons to effectuate that purpose until the end of time, practically speaking.”

Bannon would continue on to say: “Merrick Garland’s five minutes of just about to wet himself on global TV, nervous of the — You know breaking, his voice breaking, about to cry. What a man. Talk about a guy that can’t step in and own a decision and own a room.”

Garland’s announcement on Thursday afternoon included him saying that he “personally approved” the raid at Mar-a-Lago. He also said that “the Justice Department has filed a motion in the Southern District of Florida to unseal a search warrant and property receipt relating to a court-approved search that the FBI conducted earlier this week. That search was a premise located in Florida, belonging to the former president.”

He also said, “all Americans are entitled to the even-handed application of the law, to due process of law, and to the presumption of innocence. Much of our work is by necessity conducted out of the public eye. We do that to protect the constitutional rights of all Americans and to protect the integrity of our investigations.”

Video of the segment can be viewed here.



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