Former U.S. President Trump = Last November, Palm Beach, southern Florida (AP = Kyodo)
[New York Kyodo]Former US President Trump wrote on the SNS “Truth Social” that he created on the 18th that he would be arrested on the 21st. He said he learned of it through an “illegal information leak from a New York state prosecutor.” “Protest. Take back the country,” he called on his supporters.
State prosecutors are investigating allegations that Trump paid a pornographic actress a hush money for an affair just before the 2016 presidential election, although the details of the allegations have not been mentioned and the truth is unknown. .
House Speaker McCarthy, who is a Republican like Trump, said on Twitter, “This is an outrageous abuse of power by a radical prosecutor.”
According to US media, prosecutors met with porn star Stormy Daniels. Former inmate Michael Cohen, who served as Trump’s personal lawyer at the time and is said to have paid hush money, testified before the grand jury hearing the case on Tuesday and Friday.
Trump has consistently denied the allegations. He also criticized the prosecution’s move in a post on the 18th, saying, “No crime has been proven and it is based on an old and false fairy tale.”
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