Former President Donald Trump is warning of potentially “catastrophic” consequences if he is indicted.
In a post on Truth Social Friday, Trump wrote:
“What kind of person can charge another person, in this case a former President of the United States, who got more votes than any sitting President in history, and leading candidate (by far!) for the Republican Party nomination, with a Crime, when it is known by all that NO Crime has been committed, [and] also known that potential death [and] destruction in such a false charge could be catastrophic for our Country?”
He added, “Why [and] who would do such a thing? Only a degenerate psychopath that truely [sic] hates the USA!”
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In a separate post, he wrote, “PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT!”
Trump’s posts come after he predicted he would be arrested on charges stemming from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s investigation into an alleged hush money payment made to adult film star Stormy Daniels.
Trump also called for his supporters to “PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!”
The Manhattan grand jury probing the allegations is not expected to move forward on the matter this week.
Trump’s calls for protests were met with some pushback by Republicans.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters, “I don’t think people should protest this, no.”
“We want calmness out there,” he continued, adding, “He’s not talking in a harmful way, and nobody should.”
Meanwhile, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) said, “I don’t think there’s anything wrong with calling for protests. Americans have the right to assemble, the right to protest. And that’s an important constitutional right. And he doesn’t have to say peaceful for it to mean peaceful.”
“Of course, President Trump means peaceful protests,” she added.
On Thursday, he claimed to be “100% INNOCENT.” He also asserted the country is being “destroyed.”
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