the former President Donald Trump He is expected to fly to New York City on Monday before his planned surrender on Tuesday afternoon to face criminal charges.
Trump posted on his Truth social account that he will leave his Mar-a-Lago residence at noon ET. He is expected to fly to LaGuardia Airport via private jet, where he will then visit Trump Tower and spend the night.
“Tuesday morning I’m going, believe it or not, to the courthouse. America wasn’t meant to be this way!” Trump wrote on Truth Social.
A Grand jury indictment The former president last week although the allegations or complaints remain under seal. A source familiar with the investigation told CBS News on Saturday that The President will be impeached Falsifying business records in the first degree, a felony. Trump has denied any wrongdoing.
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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg Investigation of alleged falsified business records Linked to a $130,000 wire transfer to adult film star Stormy Daniels by former Trump attorney and one-time “fixer” Michael Cohen before the 2016 presidential election. Trump has denied having sex with Daniels.
After he turns himself in, Trump will remain in the custody of the New York Police Department and the Secret Service. He is expected to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon, and then he will be “processed like any other defendant,” CBS News legal analyst Ricky Kleiman said. A shot of his face will be taken and then electronically fingerprinted, Kleiman said.
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green of Georgia, Trump’s closest ally in Congress, is planning what she describes as a “peaceful” protest in New York City on Tuesday afternoon.
Michael Alcazar, a retired NYPD detective with more than 30 years of experience, told “CBS Mornings” on Monday That “the entire police department is on standby in case we need more police officers to respond to the scene if the incident gets out of hand.”
Sources told CBS News that 35,000 officers are on standby to make arrests, including possible protests. Alcazar said he believed “several hundred” police officers would attend the court in downtown Manhattan.
Trump announced Sunday that he will make remarks from Mar-a-Lago at 8:15 pm ET on Tuesday after being indicted.