Is it lastly taking place?! Donald Trump believes he’ll be taken into custody by subsequent week!
The 76-year-old former president took to his social media platform, Fact Social, on Saturday morning to announce that he expects to be arrested on Tuesday! Citing “illegal leaks,” he wrote in all caps:
“THE FAR & AWAY LEADING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE & FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK. PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!”
He then mentioned in a follow-up publish that America is “now third world” and “dying,” including that “American patriots are being arrested and held in captivity like animals.” Trump then mentioned that “radical left anarchists have stollen [sic] our presidential election, and with it, the heart of our … country.”
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Per Folks, his posts referenced a number of reviews from retailers just like the Related Press and CBS about how he may very well be dealing with legal expenses within the Stormy Daniels hush cash case. As we beforehand reported, the Manhattan District Lawyer Alvin Bragg has been investigating Trump for paying the grownup movie actress $130,000 in hush cash to maintain quiet about their affair earlier than the 2016 presidential election, which is an unlawful marketing campaign contribution. He has lengthy denied the accusations and even shut down the declare that he had an affair with Stormy.
Nevertheless, his former legal professional/private fixer Michael Cohen, who was sentenced to a few years in jail for his function in silencing Stormy, mentioned Trump directed him to make the funds after which reimbursed him for it via the Trump Group, which the corporate cited as authorized bills. And final week, Bragg invited Trump to appear before a grand jury and testify as a part of the investigation into his function within the crime. A transfer that apparently occurs earlier than legal expenses are filed.
If Trump is indicted subsequent week, CNN reported that his Secret Service element should convey him in for fingerprinting and to have his mugshot taken. He would then be dropped at an arraignment earlier than a choose. Now, these expenses may very well be the primary of many contemplating what number of investigations he is currently facing. However greater than that we’re getting into uncharted waters, as Axios reported, this transfer would make Trump the primary sitting or former president to face legal expenses.
Whereas Trump will little question proceed to spew how that is nothing greater than a “witch hunt,” he’s clearly unnerved by this authorized transfer and making an attempt to deflect based mostly on his newest message. However we’ll have to attend and see if this arrest really occurs subsequent week. Reactions, Perezcious readers? Tell us within the feedback beneath!
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