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Trump will turn himself in at a Georgia jail late next week

Date: May 29, 2024 Time: 18:10:35

Former President Donald Trump has only one week to turn himself in to be booked in the Fulton (Georgia) prison, where he must go after being accused of presumably manipulating the electoral results in this state and everything indicates that he plans to appear on Thursday or Friday of next week, according to CNN sources.

According to what said chain has learned through a senior police officer, Trump will surrender to the authorities on the deadline given by the Fulton County prosecutor, Fani Willis, who set August 25 as the last day, after realizing that know the more than 40 charges of which the former president has been accused. Since the correctional facility will remain open 24 hours a day, the sheriff’s office said this week, defendants could do so at any time, have their charges read to them and, predictably, be fingerprinted and screened. to the mugshot.

Unlike the three previous processes, in which Trump was read the charges in three courts (in New York, Miami and Washington DC), this time the former president and the other 18 defendants will have to undergo this procedure in the prison of the fulton county.

Trump’s certain media rendition in Georgia comes the same week as the first Republican debate of the 2024 presidential race, and will instead go to the show of former Fox News host Tucker Carlson, whose interviews have clocked up to 100 million. of visits.

Trump announced the cancellation of a press conference that was to be held on Monday, in which he was going to present a “big, complex, detailed, but irrefutable” report on “the presidential electoral fraud that took place in Georgia.” The former president ended up canceling it because his lawyers have to dedicate themselves to “fighting to dismiss the accusation” and they prefer to present said report officially during the process against him, he explained.

On the other hand, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office established on Thursday that it is investigating the threats suffered by the members of the grand jury accused of Trump and the publication, through social networks, of their personal data. In a statement they assured that they are tracking “the origin of the threats” and that they are working to guarantee “the safety of people who fulfilled their civic duty”, and affirmed that they take “very seriously” any “credible threat”. According to the US press, photographs, home addresses and data from social networks of several of the 26 members of the grand jury have been circulating on social networks in recent days.

After more than two years of investigations led by prosecutor Fani Willis, a Georgia grand jury indicted the former president on Monday for trying to rig the results of the 2020 presidential election in that state, where Democrat Joe Biden won by a narrow margin. According to the charging document, the former president faces 13 charges, including violating Georgia’s anti-corrupt organizations law, which, if confirmed, requires a prison sentence.

Among those charged with the former president are his former personal lawyer and former New York mayor, Rudy Giuliani, and his former chief of staff Mark Meadows.

This is Trump’s fourth criminal indictment. Two weeks ago he was indicted by a Washington DC grand jury on four charges for allegedly trying to reverse the result of the 2020 US elections, which culminated in the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

In addition, in New York Trump has been charged with 34 charges for alleged payments to the porn actress Stormy Daniels, with whom he had an affair in the past, to buy his silence during the 2016 election campaign.

And the other criminal case is in Florida, where he is accused of 40 counts of illegally stealing and keeping classified documents that were removed from the White House in his Mar-a-Lago mansion.

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