Social media users began labeling former President Donald Trump a “flight risk” after he said Monday that the FBI seized three of his passports during their raid at his Mar-a-Lago home last week.
Trump wrote in a post on his Truth Social platform that the FBI “stole” the passports, one of which he said was expired, during the search on August 8. “This is an assault on a political opponent at a level never seen before in our Country. Third World!” he wrote.
While Trump did not offer any details on why the FBI may have wanted the passports, some Twitter users suggested that it was because the ex-president was viewed as a flight risk. Attorney Seth Abramson wrote in a Twitter thread on Monday that if the news was true, “the FBI is acknowledging what I’ve long said, which is that as a factual matter Trump is a flight risk.”
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