ormer US President Donald Trump says he expects to be arrested on Tuesday in a case that involves him allegedly paying hush money to a porn star before the 2016 presidential election.
In a post on his Truth Social platform on Saturday, Trump called on his supporters to protest ahead of his alleged arrest.
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“Leading Republican candidate & former President of the United States of America will be arrested on Tuesday of next week. Protest, take our nation back!” Trump wrote, referring to himself and citing a leak from the Manhattan district attorney’s office.
He did not say what the charges would be.
A spokesperson for the district attorney’s office declined to comment.
The investigation centres on a $130,000 payment that Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, made to porn star Stormy Daniels in the waning days of Trump’s 2016 campaign