Indicted, Trump to speak in Florida on Tuesday night and prepare for 'battle'

Indicted, Trump will speak in Florida on Tuesday night and prepare for «battle&raquo ;


Indicted in New York, Donald Trump announced Sunday that he would speak from his residence in Florida on Tuesday, the day he is scheduled to appear in court in Manhattan, and is preparing for the “ battle” according to his lawyers. 

The former US president “will deliver a speech at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach” at 8:15 p.m. local time, his office said in a statement.

Unprecedented event in the history of United States, the 76-year-old Republican is indicted in a case related to a payment of $ 130,000 made to pornstar Stormy Daniels in 2016. The charges will be made public on Tuesday.

< p>The billionaire denounces a “bogus and shameful” charge, according to him being part of a “witch hunt”.

On Sunday, his lawyers continued the media offensive, ensuring that they were confident that the case would be rejected by a judge because it was flawed.

“This case is not even legally sound. In terms of facts, it's a joke. It will not survive a challenge in court,” one of them, Joe Tacopina, told ABC.

“I think a fair judge will probably recognize that something is fundamentally wrong, that we are crossing the Rubicon with this political persecution,” added another Trump lawyer, James Trusty, on Fox.

< p>“And fortunately, I suspect the indictment will be legally shaky, and the opportunity will arise for a judge to do what is right,” he added.

“Tough guy”

In the meantime, the ex-president is “preparing for battle”, said Mr. Tacopina.

The two lawyers further insisted that Donald Trump, who aims to return to the White House after losing the 2020 presidential election, was targeted for political reasons.

“If he was not a candidate for the presidency, he would not have been charged, ”assured Joe Tacopina on CNN.

The Republican should, according to the American media, leave his residence in Florida on Monday to go to New York.< /p>

Tuesday, he must appear in a Manhattan court to be formally served with the charges against him.

“It's an absolute abuse of power”, stormed Joe Tacopina . “He's a badass […], and he's someone who's going to be ready for this battle,” he added on ABC.

Mr. Trump also announced on Friday that he had raised $4 million in 24 hours for his campaign, in the wake of his indictment.

Tuesday's summons must give rise to an unprecedented ritual for a former chief executive. 'State: the billionaire will have to give his name, age, profession, submit to fingerprinting and have his photo taken, as all warned.