Donald Trump’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, told Fox News that Monday was like “the eve of doom.”
Trump arrived at Trump Tower on Monday and is expected to appear in court on Tuesday.
Tacopina’s comments echo Trump’s “death and destruction” social media post from March.
Former President Donald Trump’s lawyer, Joe Tacopina, likened the night before Trump’s impeachment to “the eve of doom.”
In an interview on Fox News on Monday, Tacopina – who represents Trump in New York – couldn’t believe the former president was going to appear on Tuesday.
“The most amazing thing is that tomorrow is actually happening, it’s extraordinary. I can’t believe it, I think we’re on the eve of destruction. It’s like it was given to me,” Tacopina said.
Tacopina’s words on Fox News are similar to the offensive sentiments expressed in Trump’s previous social media posts. On March 23, he predicted that Trump would be there. It will be “death and destruction”. If charged.
“In this case, a former President of the United States, who received more votes than any sitting President in history, and the Republican Party nominee (by far!), what kind of person can pay for a criminal charge, when no crime is known to have been committed, and the death and destruction caused by such a false charge to our country.” When it became known that it could be a serious accident? Trump wrote on Truth Social on March 23.
Trump on March 18 as well He called on his followers to protest and “take back our people”. Echoing his own speech before the January 6 Capitol riots.
It was Trump. He was charged on March 30 In connection with the hush money payments made to popular movie star Stormy Daniels on the eve of the election. Trump is expected to appear in court on Tuesday.
Tacopina’s comments come as Trump appoints a new top adviser, former federal prosecutor Todd Blanch; In politics.
Blanch previously represented Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Manafort was indicted in 2019 on charges of tax fraud and conspiracy Reuters. Blounch He managed to get Manafort’s case dismissed.
Speaking to Fox News, Tacopina said there was no “lead” counsel on the case.
“We are one team, one family with one mission,” Tacopina said of Blanche.
Tacopina did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment outside regular business hours.
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