Trump says he will be arrested in the middle of Manhattan on Tuesday DA Probe
Former President Donald Trump said on Saturday he expected to be arrested on Tuesday based on “unlawful leaks” from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, which is investigating Trump’s alleged role in the money paid to Stormy Daniels.
Trump, who is running for president again in 2024, made the prediction on his social media platform Truth Social, writing that “THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE BY FAR AND FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY NEXT WEEK PROTEST, TAKE BACK OUR NATION!
Read Trump’s full statement below:
ILLEGAL LEAKS FROM CORRUPTED AND HIGHLY POLITICAL MANHATTAN DISTRICT LAW OFFICE, WHICH HELPED SET NEW RECORDS OF VIOLENT CRIME AND WHOSE HEAD IS FUNDED BY GEORGE SOROS, INDICATE THAT NO CRIME CAN BE PROVEN , AND BASED ON A FORMER AND FULLY DEBUNKED (BY MANY OTHER PROSECUTORS!) FAIRYTALE, THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE AND FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY NEXT WEEK. PROTEST, TAKE BACK OUR NATION!
While it’s unclear what the criminal charges against Trump would be, reports of Democratic Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s case linked to porn star Daniels and the former president have reported in recent years. weeks that a charging decision could be close.
The case appeared to progress this week when Daniels’ attorney writing on social media that she agreed to serve as a witness in the case at the request of the district attorney.
At the request of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Stormy Daniels and I met with prosecutors today. Stormy answered questions and agreed to make herself available as a witness, or for further investigation if needed. #teamstormy pic.twitter.com/BlhlZld6qG
— clark brewer (@cbrew1) March 15, 2023
The investigation involves Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, who said he was pressured to make a silent payment of $130,000 on the former president’s behalf to Daniels ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
If Trump’s prediction comes to fruition, it would be the first time in history that a former president has been indicted.
Following Trump’s post on Truth Social, a Trump spokesperson issued a statement stating that Trump had received “no notification” in addition to “unlawful leaks from the Department of Justice and the Attorney’s Office” to the media regarding the arrest.
This story is developing.