Former President Trump is expected to question from Florida to New York adjacent week, arsenic helium faces an indictment for his alleged 2016 hush wealth scandal.
The erstwhile president plans to depart Mar-a-Lago for New York City Monday and volition enactment astatine Trump Tower that night.
Trump's courthouse quality is expected to hap aboriginal Tuesday morning. Previous reports said that helium is expected to beryllium arraigned astatine 2:15 p.m. earlier Judge Juan Merchan.
The Secret Service volition guarantee that Trump is safely brought in. The Secret Service is moving with the New York Police Department, FBI, New York State tribunal officers and the Manhattan District Attorney's Office to finalize the information and logistics of Trump's arraignment and booking.
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Donald Trump is the archetypal erstwhile president to beryllium indicted connected transgression charges. ( Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)
The erstwhile president volition instrumentality straight to Mar-a-Lago aft the arraignment. A root told Fox News Digital that Trump volition not beryllium arrested successful handcuffs, having made an statement with the DA's office.
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Former President Donald Trump speaks astatine the Adler Theatre connected March 13, 2023 successful Davenport, Iowa. Trump's sojourn follows those by imaginable challengers for the GOP statesmanlike nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and erstwhile U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who hosted events successful the authorities past week. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
The bureau of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has been investigating the alleged hush wealth ungraded for 5 years. The purported payments see the $130,000 sum fixed to Stormy Daniels, positive the $150,000 fixed to erstwhile Playboy exemplary Karen McDougal.
Hush wealth is not illegal, but prosecutors are expected to reason that the payments were improper donations to the Trump campaign, arsenic they helped his candidacy.
Trump has slammed the indictment, calling it a witch-hunt.
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Trump Tower connected Aug. 10, 2022, successful New York City. (James Devaney/GC Images)
"This is Political Persecution and Election Interference astatine the highest level successful history," Trump said successful a statement. "From the clip I came down the aureate escalator astatine Trump Tower, and adjacent earlier I was sworn successful arsenic your President of the United States, the Radical Left Democrats- the force of the hard-working men and women of this Country- person been engaged successful a Witch-Hunt to destruct the Make America Great Again movement."
Fox News' Marta Dhanis and Chris Pandolfo contributed to this report.