No Action Expected This Week from Manhattan Grand Jury in Trump Probe
The Manhattan grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump will not meet again this week to discuss a possible indictment. Sources cited across the spectrum said it isn't clear whether an indictment will be considered next week either.
Key Details: The grand jury last heard witness testimony on Monday. This week's plan, the pace of which is controlled by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, makes the timing of any potential charges against Trump unknown.
Key Quote: “The new weapon being used by out of control, unhinged Democrats to cheat on elections is criminally investigating a candidate,” Trump said at a rally in Waco, Texas, on Saturday.
For Context: The jury has been investigating Trump's role in the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels. Leading Republican have been reacting to Trump's comments on March 20 that he would be arrested the following Tuesday.
How the Media Covered it: Sources across the spectrum covered the development in the Manhattan grand jury's plans. Some right-rated sources suggested the delay raises questions about whether Trump will be indicted. Some left-rated sources focused more on speculation of what would happen if Trump is indicted.
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From the CenterTrump Grand Jury Won’t Consider Hush-Money Probe Again This Week
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The grand jury isn’t expected to meet Wednesday, when it has often heard Trump-related evidence, and any work the panel does on Thursday is expected to be on other cases, the people said. It isn’t clear whether grand jurors will consider the Trump matter next week, according to the people.
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More than a week ago, former President Donald Trump predicted – incorrectly – that he would be arrested in a New York criminal case.
His statement led to a flurry of speculation on the state of the Manhattan grand jury investigating Trump’s alleged role in a scheme to pay hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels before the 2016 election.
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From the RightTrump hush money grand jury investigation holding off on decision this week: Report
The Manhattan grand jury will not discuss a possible indictment of former President Donald Trump this week, according to a report.
Multiple sources familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal that the grand jury is not planning to meet again this week. It also postponed a hearing last week regarding an indictment over Trump's alleged hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels. The sources said it isn't clear whether Trump's indictment will be considered next week either.
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