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Tue Jun 11, 2024, 06:21 AM Jun 11

Bannon Tells Ex-FBI Directors to Leave the Country [View all]

WASHINGTON ? Steve Bannon, who has advised former President Donald Trump, just warned the last two ex-FBI directors to "Get your passport, get the hell out of the country because hey, we're coming,” in a second Trump term.

The presumptive Republican nominee's threats about imprisoning his opponents have caused such concern among people in U.S. law enforcement and intelligence that some are talking about leaving the country to avoid unfair prosecution if Trump wins a second term, according to Andrew McCabe, the former head of the FBI.

And Bannon, who served as an advisor to Trump's 2016 campaign and in the White House during his first term, said on his "War Room" podcast Saturday that McCabe and his predecessor would be targeted by a Trump White House for having investigated Trump's alleged collusion with Russia and other activities.

“We will hunt you down," Bannon said in reference to McCabe and his predecessor, James Comey.


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Is it actually legal to threaten someone like that? Takket Jun 11 #1
Probably. It is not a direct threat to physical harm. But when I wanted to warn people/corporations (which are people) 3Hotdogs Jun 11 #4
I am OK with Comey being hunted down. Isn't MOMFUDSKI Jun 11 #2
Not by tRump & his thugs. That is an act of lawlessness/Gestapo tactic. lastlib Jun 11 #13
Being on a sh*tlist and being "hunted down" are not the same. tinrobot Jun 11 #18
That train has MOMFUDSKI Jun 11 #20
Hey Bannon, McCabe and Comey are exFBI jpak Jun 11 #3
He'll be lucky if he doesn't get shanked while in federal prison. sop Jun 11 #11
Convictedassholesezwhat n/t Just_Vote_Dem Jun 11 #5
"We will hunt you down,". No you won't you dirt bag blow hard. ... Botany Jun 11 #6
Was just about to post that BumRushDaShow Jun 11 #8
Brexit was the test case for Cambridge Analytica and using social media prior to our 2016 election Botany Jun 11 #9
The NY case will be "unpardonable" by a President BumRushDaShow Jun 11 #12
Maybe his upcoming NY trial PatSeg Jun 11 #17
I'm sure... BumRushDaShow Jun 11 #24
Well, that's something to look forward to PatSeg Jun 11 #25
Another one of Trump's only the best Old Crank Jun 11 #7
This stupid asspickle needs to be dragged to fucking jail TODAY! maxrandb Jun 11 #10
Some should just... A HERETIC I AM Jun 11 #15
I miss Charles Bronson. twodogsbarking Jun 11 #14
Will Bannon ever get enough money to build his reeducation camps? KS Toronado Jun 11 #16
Haha, he says as he's on his way to jail. onlyadream Jun 11 #19
I nade plans to leave after his first election... Joinfortmill Jun 11 #21
Nice to know some in U.S. law enforcement and intelligence would rather bail than stay and help us little Hotler Jun 11 #22
These shitstains really think threats are going to work. gordianot Jun 11 #23
It is a way to get attention PatSeg Jun 11 #27
I have a very close friend of Mexican heritage who has bought a house in Mexico in case trump wins. BComplex Jun 11 #26
What about FBI moles for Putin? Kid Berwyn Jun 11 #28
Seems like he wants a longer prison term. GreenWave Jun 11 #29
F**k you Bannon. McCabe/Comey have a right to be in this Country and if anything, since you've broke the law and stole SWBTATTReg Jun 11 #30
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