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Arrest would deliver Trump 2024 election in ‘landslide’ – Musk

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The former US president has predicted he will be detained on Tuesday on a charge of falsifying business records.

If former US President Donald Trump is arrested next week, he will win the 2024 election in a “landslide victory,” Twitter owner Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday in response to a Fox News clip discussing the possibility of the former president being “handcuffed” and processed through the New York City court system.

“If this happens, Trump will be re-elected in a landslide victory,” Musk said in the tweet, a reply to a similar – though less emphatic – prediction from Canadian lawyer @thevivafrei.

The opinion that this scenario might propel the former reality TV star back into the White House is not an uncommon one, and appears to be shared by Trump himself. He alerted his followers to his impending arrest on Truth Social on Saturday, urging them to “protest, take our nation back!” His post highlights that the Manhattan District Attorney’s office is discussing security for such an eventuality, perhaps suggesting that the authorities may be wary of the response of Trump’s followers.

The predicted indictment of the former president on what are expected to be campaign finance violation charges would be the first of its kind in US history. Even former President Richard Nixon was not prosecuted after he resigned from office following the Watergate scandal.

Trump’s lawyer has accused prosecutor Alvin Bragg, the Manhattan district attorney, of having “weaponized” the legal system, leveraging a misdemeanor charge that federal prosecutors did not deem worthy of prosecution into a felony. If he is found guilty before November 2024, it could potentially keep him from the White House.

When the FBI staged a nighttime raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Florida estate last summer, the New York Times expressed concern that the agency’s heavy-handed tactics would galvanize the former president’s base, with the resulting electoral turmoil not only allowing Republicans to seize control of Congress, but handing Trump the 2024 nomination on a silver platter.

While Republicans did take back the House of Representatives, the midterms fell short of the partisan rout expected by many on the right, with the Senate remaining in Democratic hands. Although incumbent President Joe Biden’s approval rating hovers near record lows, even among those in his own party, most polls pitting him against Trump have Biden leading by a handful of points. An arrest could easily push Trump over the top, according to Musk and many others.

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  1. What the liberal left is hoping for is some type of civil unrest from the conservative right. Maybe even put on some MAGA hats and stage a false flag event. Like the Braveheart movie, the right is being told to HOLD…..HOOOOLD!

  2. PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON Paid Paula Jones $850,000 To Shut Up About Sexual Harassment Charges While He Was In Middle Of Impeachment Hearings For Affair With 19-Yr-Old Intern…Why Was He Never Arrested?
    By Patty McMurray | Mar 18, 2023

    Yesterday, news broke that President Donald Trump could be indicted as soon as next week as a result of charges stemming from payments made to Stormy Daniels to keep an alleged affair between her and Trump quiet. Only hours ago, President Trump announced on his Truth Social account that he would be arrested on Tuesday.

    Do you remember when former President Bill Clinton paid Paula Jones $850,000 to go away? Do you remember the FBI raiding his lawyer’s office? Well, that’s because the former happened and the latter did not.

    In 1994, a former law clerk, Paula Jones, filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Little Rock, Arkansas, against President Bill Clinton for sexual harassment and defamation while he was the governor of Arkansas. In her suit, Jones asked for $700,000 in damages.

    On November 13, 1998, President Clinton reached an out-of-court settlement with Jones for $850,000, putting an end to a lengthy four 1/2-year battle between America’s most accused serial sexual assault President and Jones. Why would President Clinton give Jones $150,000 MORE than what she asked for in her lawsuit? We will never know because America’s dishonest media didn’t care. The corporate media, like the Clintons, just wanted the Jones case to go away, as Bill Clinton was in the initial stages of his impeachment trial over his repugnant affair with a young, 19-year-old White House intern, Monica Lewinsky.

    Trending: DOJ Releases Sentencing Statement On Violent Jan 6 Defendant Who Smashed Capitol Window, Sprayed Cops In Face With Pepper Spray…Doesn’t Mention He Encouraged Others to Attack Cops, Voted For Obama TWICE, and Did NOT Vote For Trump in 2016

    While all of this was going on, there was no raid of Clinton’s attorney’s offices. Despite multiple accusations of SEXUAL ASSAULT by women, including Jones, Clinton’s friend Kathleen E. Wiley and, of course, Juanita Broadderick’s very credible accusation that she was raped by Bill Clinton. Yet, curiously, there were no threats of Bill Clinton’s arrest His attorney at the time was Robert S. Bennett.

    As per a 1998 Washington Post article: “President Clinton reached an out-of-court settlement with Paula Jones yesterday, agreeing to pay her $850,000 to drop the sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the worst political crisis of his career and only the third presidential impeachment inquiry in American history.

    After more than 4 1/2 years of scorched-earth legal warfare, Clinton and Jones brought a sudden end to the case with a four-page deal in which he acknowledged no wrongdoing and offered no apology. The agreement, which will be filed with a federal appeals court considering whether the lawsuit should go forward, requires the president to pay within 60 days.

    Robert S. Bennett, Clinton’s chief attorney in the case, said the president still insists Jones’s allegations of a crude proposition in a Little Rock hotel suite seven years ago “are baseless” but agreed to make the payment in the interest of finally putting the matter behind him.

    “The president has decided he is not prepared to spend one more hour on this matter,” Bennett said. “It is clear that the American people want their president and Congress to focus on the problems that they were elected to solve. This is a step in that direction.”

    The settlement foreclosed the possibility that Clinton’s personal life would be reopened for public inspection at a sensational trial had the lawsuit dismissed in April been reinstated, as many lawyers involved believed it would be. It also may help the president’s allies defend him against independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr’s allegations that he lied and obstructed justice during the case while providing a new opportunity for the White House to cut a separate deal with Congress to drop impeachment proceedings.”

    Just hours before the settlement was inked yesterday, Starr sent new evidence to the House Judiciary Committee stemming from a witness in the Jones case, Kathleen E. Willey, who also accused Clinton of an unwelcome sexual advance.
    So where did the funds for the $850,000 (hush money) payment to Paula Jones come from?

    NYT’s reports – Clinton Administration officials said a check for $850,000, the amount agreed to in November to settle the case, was being sent by overnight mail to Ms. Jones and her lawyers. The officials, who asked that their names not be used, said that a little more than half of the money, $475,000, came from an insurance policy against civil liability the President held with Chubb Group Insurance. Most, if not all, of the remainder, was withdrawn from a blind trust in the name of Mrs. Clinton, which officials said last year had assets of slightly more than $1 million.

    A blind trust that is in Mr. Clinton’s name was reported in financial disclosure forms last year to have less than $100,000 in assets. A White House official said that although the trusts were in separate names, they were, in effect, joint accounts.

    So, if Hillary Clinton only reported that she had less than $100,000 in assets, where did the additional $279,000+ come from? Does anyone even care?

    In an interview with Newsmax, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani reminds everyone of how easily Bill Clinton escaped having his disgusting behavior revealed by paying off Jones. He also swears Stormy Daniels is lying.

    .@RudyGiuliani on the case against Trump: “This is a personal sexual situation, what about Bill Clinton.” @RitaCosby

    MORE: https://t.co/qCylgvkPki pic.twitter.com/s0emneEbGI

    — NEWSMAX (@NEWSMAX) March 18, 2023

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