White House press secretary Karin Jean-Pierre on Tuesday called on the public to remain peaceful and said the White House would condemn any future “political violence” after former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home was raided by the FBI.
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She said:This is our message. […] There is no place for political violence in this country,” Jean-Pierre said.
- “We ask Americans to remain peaceful at this time,” she added. [Violence] It’s something we condemn.”
Note: Jean-Pierre said the White House had not been briefed on the search, but declined to comment further, referring the media to the Justice Department.
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