El Salvador president rips FBI Trump raid, questions what US gov't would say if his police targeted candidates

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The president of the central American country of El Salvador criticized the FBI following the raid at former President Donald Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago, noting apparent hypocrisy.

"What would the US Government say, if OUR police raided the house of one of the main possible contenders of OUR 2024 presidential election?" Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador since 2019, tweeted on Wednesday, sharing a TMZ article about the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago.

https://twitter.com/nayibbukele/status/1556794269406416896

In a July report, the U. S. Department of State released a list of some 60 "corrupt and undemocratic actors" – many of whom are current or former officials or corporate leaders – in El Salvador, as well as in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, naming individuals who are allegedly responsible for embezzling millions of dollars in public funds and undermining democratic processes.

Bukele was not on the list, but the State Department did name his current Salvadoran presidential press secretary, Jose Ernesto Sanabria, claiming that Sanabria allegedly "undermined democratic processes or institutions by using his position and wielding the presidency’s influence to inappropriately pressure officials in opposition political parties to resign on threat of being charged with criminal offenses."... (Read more)