- Elon Musk said that Trump can be “re-elected” if he is charged in a hush-money case.
- His feedback comply with Trump ‘Truth’ that he is getting arrested on Tuesday.
- Prosecutors have but to talk with Trump‘s group about his potential arrest.
Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday that former president Donald Trump can be voted into the White House once more if he’s arrested in New York.
The billionaire’s prediction got here in response to a tweet that included a current Fox News report. The report said the Manhattan District lawyer’s office desires to fulfill with legislation enforcement forward of Trump’s attainable felony indictment and arraignment subsequent week.
Since January, a grand jury has been weighing proof in connection to a $130,000 hush-money fee to grownup movie star Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 presidential election.
Federal prosecutors in 2018 alleged the fee was an unlawful campaign contribution paid to make sure her silence about an alleged affair between her and Trump. The former president has repeatedly denied wrongdoing or an affair with the actress.
“If this happens, Trump will be re-elected in a landslide victory,” Musk tweeted Saturday.
—Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 18, 2023
Trump took to Truth Social early Saturday morning, claiming in all capital letters that he “will be arrested on Tuesday of next week” and calling for his supporters to “protest, take our nation back!”
The ex-president’s lead protection lawyer Susan Necheles told Insider that Trump is “basing this on press reports” and that the district lawyer has kept the previous president’s authorized group in the darkish for the past week about logistics or timing in the occasion there’s an indictment.
She declined to say which studies she was referring to.
“This is a political prosecution and the DA leaks things to the press instead of communicating to the lawyers as they should,” Necheles added.
Musk and Trump have had a rocky relationship all through the years. The Twitter CEO’s current feedback oppose his earlier stance about Trump and his presidency. Just last year, Musk said that Trump shouldn’t be president once more, including that he ought to “hang up his hat & sail into the sunset.”