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Rep. Matt Gaetz gave strong warning on Wednesday during his appearance on Newsmax that there are "wolves watching the henhouse," in reference to the politicization of the Justice Department in handling Jan. 6 trespassers and the FBI flagging local school board protests.
"We've got the wolves watching the henhouse a little bit over there at DOJ, and that's why strong Republican oversight is so necessary," he said, adding that justice is not supposed to be political as it has become under President Joe Biden.
"The American people deserve a Department of Justice that is the least political agency in Washington, and instead what we've got is the Department of Justice that is the most political agency in Washington, becoming essentially the enforcement wing of the Democratic Party," Gaetz told Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield.
"Now what we see is abject threat construction. They want the American people to believe that anyone who is not totally on board with the disastrous Biden regime is somehow a domestic terrorist – whether it's the school board parents getting flagged by the Department of Justice or people who didn't commit any violence on Jan. 6 but are somehow this ongoing threat," he continued.
"Many of my Republican colleagues believe that any advocacy for due process or civil rights for the Jan. 6 detainees will label them an insurrectionist in the eyes of the mainstream media," Gaetz warned. "But we cannot allow these folks to set the frame.
"Every American deserves due process, and no Americans should be singled out and treated differently with crimes because there is like a political overtone of the prosecution," he concluded, "Inspector General Horowitz, even though he was Obama appointed, he has to reflect on, acknowledge, and be honest about how much politics is impacting the decision making process at the Department of Justice."
Well said representative.
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