Trump says ‘illegal leaks’ indicate he will be arrested Tuesday in New York secret money probe
Former President Donald Trump said on Saturday that “illegal leaks” indicated he would be arrested on Tuesday and called on his supporters to protest.
Trump, in posts on his Truth Social social media platform, referenced reports that he could soon face possible criminal charges in New York over a silent payment to adult film star Stormy. Daniels.
Trump did not say whether he was told by law enforcement about an upcoming indictment. A Trump spokesperson later clarified in a statement that “there were no notifications, other than unlawful leaks from the Department of Justice and the prosecutor’s office, to NBC” and other bodies. Press.
The spokesperson added, “President Trump rightly points out his innocence and the weaponization of our system of injustice. He will be in Texas next weekend for a giant rally. Make America Great Again!”
NBC News reported Friday that law enforcement is preparing for a possible indictment of Trump as early as next week.
Trump, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, denounced “illegal leaks” which “indicate” that he would be arrested on Tuesday.
“PROTEST, TAKE BACK OUR NATION!” Trump wrote.
Trump has denied any wrongdoing and called the investigation by Manhattan Democratic District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office a continuation of the partisan “witch hunt” against him. He also accused Bragg, who is black, of being a “racist”.
A spokesperson for Bragg’s office declined to comment on Trump’s posts on Truth Social.