Donald Trump surrendered himself into custody on the district lawyer’s workplace forward of his arraignment listening to on April 4. Earlier than heading into the courthouse, Trump wrote that the expertise appeared “surreal” on Reality Social, including, “WOW, they will ARREST ME. Cannot consider that is occurring in America. MAGA!”
Given Trump’s distinctive arrest circumstances, little is thought about whether or not he will probably be afforded particular remedy. Nonetheless, he should undergo the traditional reserving course of, together with fingerprinting, identical to all people else.
In true Trump style, he wasn’t happening with out sounding off. After saying his then-pending detention, Trump made an impassioned rallying cry to his loyal followers on March 18. “Protest, take our nation again!” he wrote on Reality Social. It appeared some well-known faces adopted him up on his name to motion, as fellow controversial Republicans Marjorie Taylor Greene and George Santos joined his swaths of supporters within the streets of NYC forward of Trump’s arraignment. These fees are solely the tip of the iceberg within the laundry record of Trump’s scandals, as the previous president is the topic of a number of ongoing felony investigations, together with one for inciting the violence that occurred throughout the January 6 Capitol riots.