- Republicans have pushed a mantra of “defund the FBI” within the aftermath of the FBI’s search of Trump’s Mar-a-lago residence.
- Democrats are framing calls to “defund the FBI” as the most recent instance of an more and more excessive “ultra-MAGA” Republican Occasion.
- Consultants are divided on what extent “defund the FBI” will harm Republicans through the midterms.
WASHINGTON — Don Bolduc, the frontrunner to win the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, mentioned he is open to eliminating the FBI, prompting loud cheers throughout a GOP major debate final week.
Bruce Fenton, one other contender, was extra unequivocal: “We must always abolish the FBI and change it with nothing.”