Donald Trump in a file photo last November./AFP
Former US President Donald Trump confirmed this Saturday that he will be arrested next Tuesday in the framework of an investigation against him for allegedly paying a bribe to porn star Stephanie Clifford, known as Stormy Daniels. announced.
“They will arrest me on Tuesday,” Trump declared via his social network Truth Social.
Trump, who hopes to run for the White House again in 2024, wrote in all caps, referring to a “leak” from the New York State Attorney’s Office in the Manhattan borough. The United States of America will be arrested next Tuesday. Protest and take back our country!”
In keeping with his traditional baseless conspiracy theories, the former president assures that the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office investigating him is funded by Hungarian investor George Soros. mission.
The Manhattan Prosecutor’s Office has offered Trump the possibility of testifying in this bribery allegation, and his attorney, Michael Cohen, has been asked to silence his allegations of ties to a big shot nearly two decades ago. played a key role in giving Clifford about $130,000. 2016; concealed and erratically run controls on accounts of Trump’s company, the Trump Organization, during the 2016 election campaign.
A former Trump attorney met twice this week with prosecutors investigating payments to Clifford. Cohen didn’t give specific details, but in an interview with ABC on Friday, he was confident there was plenty of evidence to at least charge the former president with criminal charges. An unprecedented thing in the history of the country.