Donald Trump’s lawyer confirms he will surrender to authorities if charged
As a Manhattan grand jury plans to indict former President Donald Trump from next weekhis lawyer Joe Tacopina confirmed to the New York Daily News And Initiated which he would concede to the authorities without complication.
Manhattan investigators investigated Trump for allegedly sending $130,000 silent money to Stormy Daniels, an adult film actress who accused Trump of having an affair with her in 2006. Trump repeatedly called the investigation “witch hunt.”
“We will follow normal procedure if it gets to this point,” Tacopina said. Initiated. Normal procedure for white-collar indictments means that Trump would go to the district attorney’s headquarters in Lower Manhattan on a set date and time, without handcuffs, Initiated Previously reported.
“There will be no confrontation at Mar-a-Lago with the Secret Service and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office,” Tacopina told the Daily News.
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to violating campaign finance laws because of his involvement in the payment. Cohen spent a year behind bars before being released to spend the remainder of his three-year sentence from home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tacopina’s office did not immediately respond to a request for comment.