“Take back your nation! In a message all in capitals posted this Saturday on the Truth Social network, former US President Donald Trump assures that he will be “arrested on Tuesday” and calls on Americans to “protest”. He also denounces the New York justice system, which he describes as “corrupt” and “very political”.
Referring to a “leak” from the New York State prosecutor’s office for the district of Manhattan, the former American president wrote in capital letters: “The candidate of the Republican Party very far ahead (his rivals in the primary) and former President of the United States of America is going to be arrested on Tuesday of next week. Demonstrate, take back our nation! »
Trump soon to be indicted?
Trump is probably referring to the case of Stormy Daniel, this porn star to whom he is suspected of having given a large sum of money so that she remains silent about an alleged affair she allegedly had with the mogul. real estate.
Signs and rumors have been multiplying for a few days on a possible criminal indictment of the ex-head of state by a grand jury – a panel of citizens endowed with broad investigative powers and responsible for ratifying an indictment – in this phase of investigation led by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, an elected Democratic magistrate. It would be a first for a former US president.
On Friday, one of Donald Trump’s lawyers, Joseph Tacopina, told the media that his client “would go” to New York justice if he were to be charged.
His former lawyer heard
On Monday, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and now one of his worst enemies, Michael Cohen, testified before a grand jury in the nondisclosure agreement investigation.
According to the New York Times and the Washington Post, Donald Trump himself was invited to testify before this grand jury by the Manhattan prosecutor’s office, a possible sign of the desire of prosecutors to prosecute the former president.
According to the New York Times, a possible indictment would relate to accounting violations or campaign finance laws related to the payment to Stormy Daniels.
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