White House: Biden was not briefed on FBI raid of Trump's estate

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was asked if President Biden knew the FBI would search Trump’s home at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla.

Video Transcript

- Has anyone at the White House or the president been briefed in the aftermath of that search warrant being executed?

KARINE JEAN-PIERRE: No, the president was not briefed, was not aware of it.

- Is this administration weaponizing the Justice Department and the FBI against political opponents?

KARINE JEAN-PIERRE: Peter, the president believes in the rule of law. The president believes in the independence of the Department of Justice.

- It's yes or no.

KARINE JEAN-PIERRE: No, it's a yes or a no for you. You may not like it, but I'm answering the question.