Donald Trump Alleges Election Disruption Behind Criminal Charges


On Tuesday, former President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to 34 felony counts related to falsifying business documents. At a gathering of his supporters at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida, Trump declared himself a victim of “massive election interference at a scale never seen” due to his bid for a White House bid in 2024.

Trump took fresh shots at the legal cases he is facing such as the charges of handling classified documents, the investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol and the Georgia election case. He also launched a tirade against the prosecutors and judge in the case, without offering any evidence.

The gathering of several Republican lawmakers, strategists, and members of Trump’s family stood in solidarity with the former president and gave warnings of an unjust legal system. Nathan Mitchell, 18 and incoming president of the Florida Atlantic University’s college Republicans Club, expressed his views on how the accusations brought against Trump “humiliates us all in front of the world.”

Among the 300 people in attendance were long-time operative Roger Stone, pillow maker Mike Lindell, former U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell and the former president’s sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump. Melania Trump was also in attendance, however, was not seen in the ballroom.

Trump did not launch protests from his supporters and gave difficult information on his upcoming campaign. Towards the end of his 25 minute speech, Trump took an opportunity to again express his grievances and let it known that he believes his opponents are using the legal system to halt his political career.

The charges that the ex-president is currently facing have been brought upon him by the Manhattan District Attorney, Alvin Bragg. Trump accuses Bragg of targeting him before he knew anything about him and the judge in the case, Juan Merchan, as a “Trump-hating judge.”

Alexander Gonzalez, a security company operator in Palm Beach, expressed his support to Trump out of the idea that people stand behind the former president as they believe he is “the best chance that America has to become great again.”

Donald Trump’s legal troubles continue, but the support from longtime followers has remained strong and he seems determined to remain in the race for the White House in 2024.