President Donald Trump is expected to be indicted Wednesday but won’t appear before a New York judge until next week, according to a report from the Daily Mail.
Fox News reported Monday evening that there would likely be no arraignment this week.
Fox News reporter David Spunt said a readout from a law enforcement meeting indicated any arraignment won’t happen until next week.
“But looks like nothing is going to happen this week per law enforcement and it looks like a virtual option which would allow the former president to appear virtually online is off the table,” Spunt said.
“So it appears he will come in person if he is indicted and according to law enforcement sources in that room they are pushing the timeline back somewhat.”
“There will be no arraignment this week,” an inside source told the Daily Mail Tuesday.
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Daily Mail reported:
The former president, who is currently in Florida, is expected to be formally charged tomorrow, after which the Manhattan District Attorney’s office will reach out to Trump and his Secret Service detail to make arrangements for his surrender, according to the insider.
He will then fly to New York where he will be arraigned, finger printed, and pose for his mug shot.
Meanwhile, it’s all-hands-on-deck for the New York Police Department and Metro Police Department as all officers on Tuesday are expected to be in uniform, ready for anything in the wake of the potential indictment.
Officials in New York City and Washington, D.C., are preparing for possible unrest and demonstrations following the former president’s plea to his supporters to ‘protest, protest, protest’ in response to a potential indictment handed down by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg over hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels.
Trump, 76, said last week that he expected to be arrested on Tuesday, but a law enforcement official told DailyMail.com that an indictment would likely happen on Wednesday at the earliest.
An NYPD internal memo obtained by CNN shows that all officers are to be in uniform and prepared for deployment on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Daniels’ is also beefing up her security after her attorney said she received concerning messages, including some threatening her life.
Law enforcement officials tell CNN there are currently no credible threats in New York even though Tuesday is a ‘high alert day.’
There was an earlier bomb threat at a lower Manhattan court where a hearing over a $250 million lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James against Donald Trump was about to begin.
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