He will be most likely…..
This is jst a confermation that his defense against possible crimnal trials will be overwhelming contested by politics and media actions….
It IS no surprise….
It IS the reason Attorney General Garland put Jack Smith on the case for the Feds….
The Manhattan DA and Fulton County Ga. DA’s could join the acttion putting Trump in a pile of criminal trials that could last past next November’s Election day….
Donald Trump maybe a big guy….
(And a ex-President)
But he could be looking a legal load no one person could survive without a conviction…..
Mr. Trump is facing two state investigations — one in New York City and one in Fulton County, Ga. — as well as two federal investigations led by Jack Smith, a special prosecutor. Mr. Smith is investigating Mr. Trump’s attempt to thwart the peaceful transfer of power after losing the 2020 election, as well as Mr. Trump’s possession of hundreds of classified documents and presidential material at his private club, Mar-a-Lago.
The precise status of the efforts is unclear, but the two state investigations are believed to be in advanced stages.
Mr. Trump was definitive when asked Saturday whether he would stay in the race if one of the prosecutors brought an indictment. “Oh absolutely. I wouldn’t even think about leaving,” he said, adding that he believed an indictment would increase his poll numbers.
It isn’t unusual for a candidate who is facing legal problems to say they will stay in a race regardless of whether they are prosecuted or to claim that an investigation is politically motivated. But it is uncharted territory for a former president running as the poll leader in primaries to intertwine a candidacy with a defense against investigations.
Several people close to Mr. Trump have said he believes his presidential campaign can be used as a cudgel to hit back against the prosecutors. In his remarks on Saturday, Mr. Trump repeatedly cast the prosecutors as corrupt and politically motivated, citing no evidence. As he has for years, he cast the investigations not as result of his own actions, but as an effort to silence the voices of his supporters….
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