Trump Issues Statement Following Arrest in Fulton County
Former President Donald Trump expressed his disappointment and called it a "very sad day for America" after being released on bond in Fulton
Former President Donald Trump Released on Bond
Former President Donald Trump expressed his disappointment and called it a "very sad day for America" after being released on bond in Fulton County. He was arrested on multiple felony charges, including solicitation of violation of oath by a public officer, conspiracy to commit forgery, conspiracy to commit false statements and writings, false statements and writings, violation of the Georgia RICO Act, conspiracy to commit impersonating a public officer, conspiracy to commit filing false documents, and filing false documents. Trump was charged along with 18 other co-defendants.
Trump Defends Actions and Challenges Election
Former President Donald Trump spoke to reporters before leaving the state and defended his actions, stating that he was merely challenging the election. He expressed his belief that the election was rigged and stolen, asserting his right to question the results.
Trump Claims Impeachment Trial is a "Travesty of Justice"
Former President Donald Trump defended himself against the impeachment trial, claiming that he did nothing wrong and that the proceedings were a "travesty of justice." He pointed to Democrats who have previously claimed that elections were stolen from them as evidence that he should be allowed to make similar claims. Trump also emphasized that he had strong support from his followers.
Trump Calls Criminal Cases "Election Interference"
Former President Donald Trump claimed that the four criminal cases against him are instances of "election interference." He asserted that he and his team did nothing wrong and have the right to challenge what they believe to be a dishonest election. Trump expressed gratitude to his supporters and stated that he will be back soon.