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Fox News’ Bizarre Response to Judge Trump’s Raid Death Threats


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Fox News Roundtable Hosts The five dismissed reports that threats were made against the Florida federal judge who approved the search warrant that led the FBI to raid former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach home.

Following Monday’s raid, right-wing extremists threatened the judge in online posts, some sharing what appears to be his home address, phone numbers and names of relatives. As a result, the judge’s profile has been removed from the Court’s website. Right-wing commentators like The five‘s Jesse Watters also worked to connect the judge to Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender, since the judge was at one time a defense attorney for Epstein’s pilots and a planner.

When Jessica Tarlov, The fivenoted the threats against the judge, some of which were anti-Semetic, the topic was immediately changed to threats against the Supreme Court justices.

“This judge, by the way – who donated to President Obama and Jeb Bush – now he had to have his information removed from the internet,” Tarlov summed up. “He and his family have been threatened.”

“The same goes for Supreme Court justices,” Justice Jeanine Pirro quipped, likely referring to the backlash against the court’s conservative wing after her overthrow. Roe vs. Wade.

Tarlov replied that she was “shocked”, given Pirro’s stint as a judge in New York in the early 1990s. She then took aim at her other colleagues as well.

“All I hear about at this table, by the way, is that only Democrats are crazy, unhinged violent types. We have proof that this happened in a day, that this man must hiding,” Tarlov said, after which Pirro let out an exasperated sigh.

Later in the segment, co-host Greg Gutfeld briefly addressed the threats before bizarrely suggesting that the press spin them into a story in order to move on from the “real injustice” of the raid.

“I think, as legitimate as these threats may be, you see the pivot of, ‘It’s not about the raid; this is the assault from the right.’ “said Gutfeld. “It always happens when something [like this] arrived. “The right is leaping now! It’s their way of getting away from real injustice.

Since news of the raid broke Monday night, several Fox hosts and guests have filed complaint after complaint about its supposed unfairness. A baseless narrative has also been perpetuated by the likes of Watters, Trump’s lawyers, and Trump himself that the FBI may have planted evidence.

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