Trump campaign blasts Manhattan DA ‘witch hunt’

Former President Trump’s 2024 campaign team labeled Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s investigation into him as a “witch hunt” as the possibility of criminal charges hangs over Trump.

Trump campaign spokesperson Steven Cheung released a statement on Thursday saying that Trump is “completely innocent” and did “nothing wrong.” The statement went on to say that Democrats have attacked Trump ever since he was sworn in as president and are attempting to damage his credibility again due to the fact that Trump is leading in the polls “by a large margin” against both Republicans and Democrats.

Conservative straw polls have shown Trump leading Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and other current and potential Republican candidates for the nomination.  A small number of polls have had DeSantis just behind Trump or even with a slender lead.

Polls conducted to ascertain the winner of a hypothetical rematch between Trump and President Biden have rendered mixed results.

Cheung stated that the investigation into Trump will “backfire massively” for the Democratic Party and “end in disgrace” for The United States.

The investigation was raised after Michael Cohen admitted paying “hush money” to Stormy Daniels ahead of the 2016 presidential election.  The money was allegedly to buy her silence in relation to an alleged affair she had with Trump.

Cohen pleaded guilty to several 2018 including campaign finance violations. He paid Daniels $130,000 and Trump reimbursed him for the payment. He also paid model Karen McDougal $150,000 through the publisher of the National Enquirer for her silence about an affair she had with Trump.

Trump admits that he did reimburse Cohen for the payment, however he said it was unrelated to his campaign funding. Trump’s company recorded the payment as a legal expense.

Federal prosecutors have argued that the Trump Organization “grossed up” the reimbursement for “tax purposes” and made a gain in excess of $400,000.




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