Trump braces for imminent IMPEACHMENT by announcing he’s officially a target in Jan. 6 investigation: Former president says he expects to be arrested again, mourns ‘unhinged’ Jack Smith
- Trump revealed he received an objective letter from special counsel Jack Smith
- Smith Probes Efforts By Trump And His Allies To Nullify The Election
- Trump says he has four days to respond and faces “arrest and indictment”
Donald Trump revealed that he received a letter of purpose from special counsel Jack Smith regarding the Justice Department’s investigation on January 6.
On his Truth Social account, Trump claimed that he faces “arrest and indictment” and that he was only given four days to respond to the letter, which he received Sunday night.
He said he’s been offered the chance to speak to the grand jury, which is set to meet at federal courthouse in Washington, DC, later this week.
‘Deranged Jack Smith, Joe Biden’s Justice Department prosecutor, sent a letter (again, it was Sunday night!) stating that I am a TARGET of the Jan. 6 Grand Jury investigation, and gave me 4 days too short to report to the Grand Jury, which almost always means Arrest and Indictment,” the former president wrote.
Donald Trump revealed that he received an objective letter from special counsel Jack Smith
Smith is leading the Justice Department’s investigation into attempts by Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Smith, as part of his investigation, examined testimony and documents related to the fundraiser, the Trump rally that preceded the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, and communications between Trump associates and election officials in the states. disputed.
In December, Smith subpoenaed local election officials in Wisconsin, Michigan, Arizona and Pennsylvania, requesting communications with Trump, his 2020 campaign aides and a list of allies who were involved in his efforts to try to overturn the election results.
It’s unclear what aspect of the Smith investigation Trump might be charged with, but the letter suggests charges are imminent.
Trump, in his statement, repeated his claim that he is the victim of a “witch hunt” and an armed federal government.
He wrote that ‘I have now been indicted effectively three times…with a fourth probably coming from Atlanta’ and added in all capital letters: ‘This witch hunt is all about election interference and a complete and total (political) weaponization of the law. application!’
The former president is scheduled to travel to Iowa on Tuesday, where he is taping a town hall with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
Special Counsel Jack Smith has already charged Trump with 37 felonies alleging he illegally kept classified records at his Mar-a-Lago property.
Trump was indicted last month on 37 felony counts alleging he illegally kept classified records at his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida and rejected government demands to return them. Trump and his valet Walt Nauta, who was also charged, have pleaded not guilty.
A hearing in the Trump classified documents criminal case is scheduled for Tuesday in federal court in Florida.
Trump’s lawyers have called for any trial in that case to take place after the 2024 election. Trump is leading in the polls for the Republican presidential nomination. Smith’s prosecutors oppose that offer.
The former president is also under criminal investigation by a Georgia state attorney for his attempt to bring election officials there to overturn his loss to Joe Biden in that state.