Doocy doesn't beat around the bush, bluntly asks press sec whether Biden is 'weaponizing' DOJ: 'That’s a yes or no'

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The White House is refusing to answer accusations that the Biden administration has weaponized the Justice Department.

Republicans levied the charge after the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago in search of purportedly classified documents and other items related to the Presidential Records Act.

Trump's attorneys and others, like former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, have postulated the aggressive nature of the raid suggests the Justice Department is after Trump for something else.

At the daily press briefing on Tuesday, Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy asked press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about former President Donald Trump, asking whether President Joe Biden considers him a "political rival."

But when Jean-Pierre refused to address Trump, Doocy got right down to brass tacks.

"Is this White House weaponizing the Justice Department and the FBI against political opponents?" Doocy asked.

Jean-Pierre, however, refused to directly answer the question, so Doocy asked again in unequivocal terms. But Jean-Pierre again refused to provide a direct answer.

"Peter, the president believes in the rule of law. The president believes in the independence of the Department of Justice," she responded.... (Read more)