NEW YORK, NY (CNN, KYMA/KECY) – In a surprise social media post, former US President Donald Trump says he expects to be arrested on Tuesday and is calling for protests.
It comes as New York law enforcement prepares for possible indictments after a year-long investigation into the former president’s alleged role in a hush money and cover-up scheme.
So far, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has declined to comment.
On Saturday, Donald Trump, the former president of the United States, published this article and said that he is expected to be arrested on Tuesday next week.
“Protest, take back our nation,” Trump said.
Payment of money
The possible indictment comes as Manhattan prosecutors investigate Trump’s alleged role in a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels days before the 2016 presidential election.
The former president has denied the allegations and has not disclosed why he is expected to be indicted.
His spokesman said he had not been notified of the possible charges by prosecutors.
“The events of this case go back six or seven years. It’s a bit of a mess, both legally and practically, to keep track of all this,” CNN legal analyst Elliot Williams said.
On Saturday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said the alleged impeachment was an “egregious abuse of power” and called on all relevant committees to immediately investigate… “
If the former president is indicted, it will be a historic first.
CNN’s John Miller said: “That means you have a prisoner coming in a motorcade in a security convoy, escorted by armed Secret Service agents. You have to go through this process of fingerprinting him and shooting his mugshots.” Chief Accountant for Law Enforcement and Intelligence.
Another witness is expected to testify before a grand jury in Manhattan on Monday.
It is unclear if this will be the final witness before a vote on possible charges.