A vengeful Donald Trump vowed he would also meet with Joe Biden on Monday as he boarded a private jet in Miami, where he is set to face his second criminal indictment this year.
The ex-president accused Truth Social of planning to use the power of the federal government to personally target Mr Biden’s family, should he be elected to the presidency in 2024.
“I will appoint an actual special ‘prosecutor’ to go after the most corrupt president in the history of the United States of America, Joe Biden, the entire Biden crime family, and all others involved with the destruction of our elections, borders, and country!” Mr Trump expressed outrage in an all-caps rant posted around midday.
It was a surprising announcement that puts the future of America’s justice system into question because such a move would completely erode the independence and integrity of the Justice Department, should it be successful.
Mr Trump has been indicted on 37 criminal counts related to his handling of presidential records in the run-up to his departure from the White House in January 2021. He separately faces 34 counts brought by prosecutors in New York that were established during the hush money scheme. His 2016 campaign for president.
He strongly contested both investigations and declared his innocence; Meanwhile, the Justice Department’s indictment last week coincides with the release of several images purporting to show the president’s records including potentially classified materials stored in a bathroom at Mar-a-Lago.
Separately, the hush money scheme for which he now faces charges in New York was well documented by reporters as well as by his own former body man and “fixer”, Michael Cohen, who was a key player in the arrangement. I went.
The former president has long claimed innocence of all the various charges against him, and pointed to the now-closed investigation into whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, which US law enforcement agencies as evidence of an alleged massive operation by the U.S. to stop them. Becoming President once again.
He has also long alleged that members of President Joe Biden’s family are guilty of the same corrupt practices his own family has been accused of participating in by his political rivals. Republicans in the House have launched an investigation aimed at uncovering alleged criminal activity, but have yet to find definitive evidence of criminal conduct or lewd behavior.
The Justice Department is believed to be probing Mr Biden’s son Hunter for violations of a handful of laws, as well as for potentially making false statements in the process of purchasing a firearm, although he is not under suspicion by authorities It is believed. Corrupt or illegal foreign dealings, as alleged by Republicans.