Local politicians express their views on the announcement of Trump’s charges

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – Former President Donald Trump is expected to surrender to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday next week.

Trump plans to appear before Acting District Attorney Juan Mercan for his criminal trial, two sources familiar with the matter tell us.

Channel Ramos spoke with two local politicians and asked their reaction to the grand jury announcement.

“To me, this is a political witch hunt by the New York Attorney General, and I think it’s a travesty of justice. I think we’re looking forward to it. . . there’s never been an indictment of a president before they’ve always tried these cases. review and figure things out, but I think it’s a political witch hunt,” said Rep. Tim Dunn (R-Arizona).

“It’s not surprising, we’ve been hearing this for some time now. I’m withholding my judgment until the courts decide. I hope others do the same. In our country, you’re always innocent. , until proven guilty. You never really know what happened,” said Sen. Brian Fernandez (D-Arizona).

Trump’s attorneys released a statement saying Trump “has committed no crime” and that they will “vigorously fight this political prosecution in court.”

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