“Donald Trump Anticipates Indictment in Investigation into 2020 Election”

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Former US President Donald Trump has said that he expects to be arrested in the federal investigation into the riots that took place on January 6, 2021, at the Capitol and the efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 elections.

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He claimed in a social media post that his lawyer, Jack Smith, notified him on Sunday night that he was the subject of their interrogation.

Donald Trump Anticipates Indictment in Investigation into 2020 Election

Mr. Trump posted that he was told to report to the grand jury, which “almost always leads to an indictment and charges.”
The attorney did not immediately respond to media inquiries.

In a post on his Truth social media platform, Mr. Donald Trump proclaimed that a missive had reached his possession, explicitly affirming his role as the focal point of the extensive jury investigation that commenced on the sixth day of January.

Furthermore, he emphasized the meager span of merely four days’ advance notification granted to him for his mandated presence in front of the esteemed jury. “Almost always, this means indictment and charges,” he said.

After announcing his presidential campaign for the next election cycle immediately following last fall, Mr. US Attorney General Merrick Garland handpicked Smith to assume the esteemed position of a special counsel. His team was tasked with overseeing a comprehensive federal investigation into the January 6 Capitol attack and the attempts by Mr. Trump and his associates to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.

The ongoing investigation by Mr. Smith spoke with a number of notable Trump administration figures, including the president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani and the former vice president Mike Pence. State officials who assert that Mr. Donald Trump pressured them to invalidate the election results.
According to public comments from some of the witnesses called before the grand jury summoned by the special counsel, the focus is on Mr. Trump’s team’s efforts to organize a “slate of fraudulent electors” that would claim victory for him in seven key swing states.

In Georgia, the state attorney general is also conducting a similar investigation to determine whether he illegally pressured state officials there to overturn Mr. Biden’s victory.

In a phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in December 2020, Mr. Trump urged the officials to “find” 11,780 votes that would flip the state in his favor.
The Georgia electors hope to reach a decision on Mr. Trump’s guilt by August.

Mr. Donald Trump presently has a sizable lead over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination for the year 2024. His lead has increased in the past four months, even with the announcement of his first two indictments.

Repetitively asserting, he staunchly maintains that the inquiries and allegations directed towards him are a strategic maneuver executed by his political adversaries, cunningly orchestrated to obstruct his path to the presidential abode.

Mr. Trump’s team has claimed that the two indictments have boosted fundraising for his campaign. According to reports, an impressive sum exceeding $17 million was amassed for his electoral endeavor during the period spanning April to June. Additionally, a substantial number of millions have been deposited into a designated account with the potential purpose of financing his legal defense squad.


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