Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is claiming to have proof that the FBI used counterterrorism measures to target parents who spoke out about COVID restrictions at school board meetings, which Attorney General Merrick Garland continues to claim didn’t happen.
“It sure looks like he did because the very apparatus they put in motion with his memo that sets up the line for reporting, then the email that went out from FBI agents to agents all across the country, that process was used to go after moms and dads, more than two dozen cases,” he said.
“So this is scary stuff,” Jordan continued. “And one other thing. Think how quick. Think of the speed and intensity with which the FBI did this, and the Justice Department did this. The school board association sends a letter on September 29 of last fall. Five days later, the attorney general does a memorandum to all U.S. attorneys, every single one around the country and saying, set up this snitch line.”
“I don’t know if anyone’s ever seen the federal government move that quickly on anything,” he said.
“But, boy, when it comes to chilling speech and going after moms and dads, they were — they operated at record speed,” he added.
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