United States: Donald Trump, indicted, castigates the American judicial system during his meetings

The response. Donald Trump castigated the American judicial system on Saturday June 10, according to him “corrupt”, during his first public speeches since his indictment, the day before, by federal justice. An unprecedented fact for a former American president and whose consequences for the Republican primary for 2024 are uncertain.

The former real estate magnate is the subject of 37 charges for having, when he left the White House, took away thousands of documents, some of them confidential when he should have entrusted them to the National Archives, and for then refusing to return most of it despite reminders from the FBI.

“You’re dealing with madmen”

Donald Trump, who repeats that he is the victim of a political cabal, took part in two Republican conventions in the southeastern United States on Saturday, first in Georgia and then in North Carolina, beating up against what he called an unfair legal attack on him. “You’re dealing with madmen”said the former president in Greensboro, North Carolina. “The baseless indictment against me by the Biden government’s instrumentalized ministry of injustice will stand among the most horrific abuses of power in our country’s history.”he launched.

Earlier, in Columbus, Georgia, Donald Trump told the crowd that he was the target of lawsuits because of his bid for a second term in the White House. “That’s why they do it, if I wasn’t (candidate for a new presidential term)there would be no witch hunts, there would be no indictments”he argued in front of his supporters.

Both rallies took place just three days before his appearance in federal court in Miami. He is accused of endangering the national security of the United States by keeping confidential documents, including military and nuclear secrets, when he left the White House.

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The prosecutor in charge of the investigation described as “disturbed”

This indictment, the second in two months after a first by the justice of the State of New York in April for accounting fraud, paves the way for a presidential 2024 like no other, where the Department of Justice of the outgoing Democratic president prosecutes the favorite of the Republican primary.

Donald Trump had already reacted to the announcement of his indictment via a series of publications on his Truth Social network, calling “disturbs” the special prosecutor in charge of the investigation, Jack Smith. The candidate had also denounced electoral interference supposedly orchestrated by his rival Joe Biden. The latter indicated that he did not have “not spoken” to his Minister of Justice about it.

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