- The Manhattan DA on Saturday sent out an office-wide email warning of bullying and threats against staff.
- Trump has called for protests as the bureau investigates his alleged silent payments to Stormy Daniels.
- The prosecutor’s office appears to be in the final stages of bringing charges against the former president.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg privately warned his staff of possible threats and intimidation in an email sent Saturday as the office appears set to indict former President Donald Trump on criminal charges related to his 2016 campaign.
While Trump posted Saturday in all caps to Truth Social calling on his supporters to “protest” and “take back our nation,” Bragg’s email sent the same day told staff “we do not condone attempts to intimidate our office or threaten the rule of law in New York,” Politico first reported.
“Our law enforcement partners will ensure that any specific or credible threats against the office are fully investigated and that the appropriate safeguards are in place so that all 1,600 of us have everyone a safe working environment,” Politico wrote, though he didn’t mention the former president by name.
Representatives for the Manhattan district attorney’s office and for Trump did not immediately respond to Insider’s requests for comment.
Trump is set to be charged following a criminal investigation by New York prosecutors into a ‘silent’ payment to Stormy Daniels made two weeks before the 2016 presidential election that resulted in criminal charges against Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney. become critical.
Cohen pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance laws related to the payment and cooperated with the Manhattan DA’s investigation.