On January 28, 2023, the former US president Donald Trump speaks at a 2024 election campaign in Columbia, South Carolina. PHOTO AFP WASHINGTON - Former US president Donald Trump suggested on Saturday that he would be arrested next week.
In a post on Truth Social, Trump wrote that illegal leaks from the Manhattan District Attorney's Office indicate that he will be arrested on Tuesday of next week. Trump called for his supporters to protest, and said that they would take our nation back.
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is investigating whether Trump falsified business records in connection with an alleged hush-money payment made to an adult film star during the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Trump's lawyer has said he has no plans to participate in the investigation, and the Republican, who served as US president from January 2017 to January 2021, denounced the investigation as a witch hunt.