Reactions to the charges against Donald Trump – Politics
The Reaction of the Former US President donald trump the news that criminal charges were being brought against him was not long in coming on Thursday. “This is political persecution and electoral interference at the highest level in history,” an official statement said. “The Democrats have lied, cheated and stolen in their obsession to ‘get Trump’, but now they have done the unthinkable – impeach a completely innocent person in an act of blatant electoral interference.”
Trump also announced that New York State Attorney Alvin Bragg was “handpicked and funded by George Soros.” He predicted that the “witch hunt” on him would cost his successor Joe Biden dearly. “The American people know exactly what the far left Democrats are doing here. Everyone can see it. That’s why our movement and our party – united and strong – will first defeat Alvin Bragg, and then we will defeat Joe Biden,” Trump said.
DeSantis: Charges are ‘un-American’
Ron DeSantis, the Republican governor of Florida, whose candidacy for the 2024 presidential election is considered extremely likely and who is therefore often sharply attacked by Trump, showed solidarity with the ex-president on Twitter. “When the legal system is used as a weapon to advance a political agenda, the rule of law is turned on its head,” DeSantis said. “That’s un-American.”
DeSantis also claims that the Manhattan Attorney is “backed by Soros” and is expanding the legal options “to target a political opponent.” He added that Florida, where Trump was located at the time the charges were made, would not support an extradition request.
Stormy Daniels says thank you
Trump’s former attorney Rudy Giuliani tweeted that it was “a sad day for America” because Trump was being impeached. The grand jury’s decision was the “result of Alvin Brigg’s irresponsible and politically motivated efforts” to bring down Trump.
Ex-porn actress Stormy Daniels, who is at the center of the charges against Trump because of the alleged hush money paid to her, thanked her on Twitter for the “support and love” she had received. “I get so many messages I can’t reply to all of them,” she wrote.