- Former President Donald Trump is using his impending indictment to raise money on Truth Social.
- Trump said he would be “arrested” next week and called on his supporters to protest.
- Trump’s attorney said he based his claim on “tea leaves” and a Fox News report.
True to form, former President Donald Trump is using his impending indictment to raise funds.
In a Truth Social article on Saturday, Trump said he expected to be “arrested” on Tuesday, although his attorneys previously told Insider’s Laura Italiano on Saturday that they could not confirm that information and said that he “was basing this on press articles”.
Hours after Trump called on his supporters to “protest” and “take back our nation,” he shared a fundraising video.
“If you’re doing poorly, like many of you, don’t send anything. If you’re doing well, which has been made possible by the excellent policies of the Trump administration, send in your contribution,” Trump wrote, citing his website for donations.
“We must take back our country and, MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” added the former president.
Trump indictment rumors have recently circulated amid the Manhattan District Attorney’s investigation into the illegal $130,000 secret payment made to Stormy Daniels before the 2016 election. However, there is no had credible reports that the grand jury voted to indict Trump, which would precede Trump’s surrender to authorities.
Fox News released a report Friday citing a “court source” who predicted the indictment, though Trump’s attorney Susan Necheles would not confirm whether it was the “press report.” ” to which his client was referring.
Trump continued his Truth Social spree on Saturday afternoon, calling on his supporters to “PROTEST, PROTEST, PROTEST!!!”
The Manhattan DA discussed security measures ahead of a possible indictment, according to a report.