Law enforcement officials have worked out the details of how to do this Former President Trump He will be taken to trial over the alleged hush money scandal on Tuesday.
source to Fox News that Trump He is expected to arrive at 100 Center Street Courthouse in New York City at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday.
The lawsuit — which is expected to last 15 to 30 minutes — is scheduled for 2:15 p.m. before Judge Juan Merchan. The security details will be extensive, as officials expect to conduct a double-magnet search of everyone in the courtroom.
No further action will be taken in court until the case is over. The entire building will be disinfected and inspected for safety.
For security reasons, no “walk-in” or public access by the former president is expected. Trump is also likely not caught in handcuffs, His legal team has made an arrangement with the DA’s office.
Judge Juan Merchan, who previously oversaw the case and trial of the Trump Organization and former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg, is expected to read Trump’s accusations and ask him to present his case. Trump will be out.
Details of the indictment have not been released, as they are usually kept under seal before an indictment is made. The charges are expected to relate to Trump’s alleged 2016 silent money scandal, which the DA’s office has been investigating for five years.
If the charges are related to the hush money scandal, prosecutors are expected to argue that the $130,000 awarded to Stormy Daniels and the $150,000 given to former Playboy model Karen McDougal were improper donations to Trump’s campaign, which helped his nomination during the 2016 election.
The former president has expressed disagreement with DA Alvin Bragg’s indictment, saying it is politically motivated.
“This is political persecution and election interference on the highest level in history,” Trump said in a statement. “Ever since I descended the golden escalator in Trump Tower, and even before I was sworn in as President of the United States, the radical left-wing Democrats—the enemy of the hardworking men and women of this country—have been engaged in a witch-hunt to destroy the Make America Great Again movement.”