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Former President Donald Trump said he had been shown reports indicating that the US Justice Department authorized the FBI to use deadly force in their raid of the former president’s Mar-A-Lago residence in Florida.

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Trump: Justice Dept. Authorized FBI to Use Deadly Force in Mar-a-Lago Raid

Former President Donald Trump said he had been shown reports indicating that the US Justice Department authorized the FBI to use deadly force in their raid of the former president’s Mar-A-Lago residence in Florida. A court filing revealed additional details of federal agents’ raid Dec. 2022. The operations order mentioned using deadly force when necessary, aligning with standard practice for DOJ search operations. Agents planned to bring standard weapons and tools, and the FBI clarified the use of deadly force policy only in justified circumstances.

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