Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg talks to participants throughout the National Action Network National Convention in New York, April 7, 2022.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg sent out an e-mail to his personnel Saturday ensuring them that their security is “top priority” after previous President Donald Trump contacted his fans to oppose over his apparently impending indictment.
“We do not tolerate attempts to intimidate our office or threaten the rule of law in New York,” Bragg stated in the memo, which was acquired by NBC News from a senior authorities at the Manhattan DA’s workplace.
Bragg’s workplace has actually been examining Trump’s connection with a hush-money payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels throughout his very first run for president in2016 In a social networks post on Saturday, Trump stated that he anticipates to be jailed Tuesday, mentioning leakages from the “corrupt” DA’s workplace. He prompted his fans to oppose on his behalf.
“THE FAR & AWAY LEADING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE & FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK,” Trump composed on his social networks website Truth Social early Saturday early morning. “PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!”
A grand jury has actually been hearing statement associated to the 2016 benefit at the state Criminal Court in lower Manhattan, however no public statements have actually been made about when or if Trump will be prosecuted. Law enforcement companies throughout New York have actually been making security plans in the event that the previous president is criminally charged.
Bragg’s e-mail did not referral Trump or his remarks straight, however he assured staffers that he is “committed to maintaining a safe work environment.” The e-mail was initially reported byPolitico Bragg stated his workplace will continue to collaborate with authorities at the New York Police Department and the Office of Court Administration.
“Our law enforcement partners will ensure that any specific or credible threats against the office will be fully investigated and that the proper safeguards are in place so all 1,600 of us have a secure work environment,” Bragg composed.