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On Monday night after the FBI raid on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, MSNBC was seen changing the wording of a chyron to reflect a contributor’s stance that FBI agents don’t like the word “raid.”
The chyron, or bottom text, for the segment originally read “FBI raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home,” as Former FBI Assistant Director and MSNBC contributor Frank Figliuzzi spoke about the raid and the seizure of documents.
Figliuzzi said that “agents, by the way, don’t like the word raid, they don’t like it. It sounds like it’s some kind of, you know, extra judicial non legal thing.”
“It’s the execution of a search warrant. It’s a court authorized search warrant,” he added. In mere seconds, the wording for the segment changed, and it read “FBI executes search warrant at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.”
“I’m sure we’re now going to be in for days of ranting and raving, even at CPAC over the weekend, there was a Congressman from Arizona who called for the defunding of the FBI before this even happened. So we’re in for more of that. I’m sure they’re hunkering down for that,” he continued.
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