Donald Trump misspelled “indicted” as “stated” in a post on his Truth Social platform this morning when he hit out at Georgian officials.
The former president’s online tirade came after he and 18 allies were indicted in Georgia on Monday over their efforts to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state – the fourth criminal case brought against Trump this year.
Prosecutors used a law normally associated with gangsters to charge Trump, lawyers and other aides with a “criminal enterprise” to keep him in power.
Trump took to Truth Social to call Fani Willis — the district attorney for Fulton County, Georgia — “an out-of-control and highly corrupt district attorney,” and said the charges were part of a “hunt for witches”.
But in his rage at what he said were “rigged” charges against him and 18 others, the former president managed to misspell “indicted” as “indicated”.
Donald Trump misspelled ‘indicted’ as ‘stated’ in a post on his Truth Social platform this morning (pictured) when he hit out at Georgian officials
His online tirade came after Trump (pictured, August 13) and 18 allies were indicted in Georgia on Monday over their efforts to reverse his 2020 election defeat in the state.
“So, the witch hunt continues!” he wrote early Tuesday morning.
’19 people Indicated (sic) tonight, including the former President of the United States, me, by a very corrupt and out of control district attorney who campaigned and raised funds on, ‘I’m going to have Trump.’
“And what about these indictment documents released today, long before the Grand Jury even voted, and then quickly withdrawn? Looks fake to me!
‘Why didn’t they charge 2.5 years ago? Because they wanted to do it in the middle of my political campaign. Witch hunt!’
Trump also took to the airwaves to hit back at the development, which saw him charged with racketeering and a string of election crimes.
It came after a sprawling two-year investigation into his efforts to overturn his 2020 loss to Joe Biden in the US state of Georgia.
Appearing on Fox News Digital on Monday night, he called the indictment “politically inspired” and said DA Willis “should focus on the people who rigged the 2020 presidential election, not the people who who demand an answer about what happened”.
Trump took to Truth Social to brand Fani Willis – the district attorney for Fulton County, Georgia (pictured Monday) – ‘an out-of-control and very corrupt district attorney’, and said the charges were part of ‘a ‘witch hunt’
“Nineteen people have been charged and the whole world is laughing at the United States at what a corrupt and horrible place it has turned out to be under the leadership of Crooked Joe Biden,” he claimed.
“This politically inspired indictment, which could have been handed down almost three years ago, was designed to be placed right in the middle of my political campaign,” Trump continued.
“Just as she allowed Atlanta to go to hell with all of its crime and violence, Joe Biden also allowed the United States of America to go to the same place with millions of people invading our country, the inflation, bad economy, no energy and lack of respect all over the world.
The case – based on laws typically used to bring down gangsters – is the fourth to target the 77-year-old Republican this year and could lead to a watershed moment, the first televised trial of a former president in state history. -United.
Atlanta prosecutors have charged Trump with 13 felony counts – compounding the legal threats he faces in multiple jurisdictions as a storm of investigations jeopardizes his bid for a second term in the White House.
Eighteen co-defendants have been charged in the investigation, including Trump’s former personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, who lobbied local lawmakers over the post-election outcome, and Trump’s House chief of staff Blanche, Mark Meadows.
With Trump already on trial in New York, South Florida and Washington, the latest charges herald the unprecedented scenario of a 2024 presidential election contested both in the courtroom and at the ballot box.
“Rather than comply with Georgia court process for election challenges, the defendants engaged in a criminal racketeering enterprise to overturn the Georgia presidential election result,” Fulton County District Attorney Fani said. Willis, to reporters.
Willis said Trump and his co-defendants have until noon Aug. 25 to “voluntarily surrender” to authorities, adding that she would like to be tried within six months.