- Sen. Invoice Cassidy stated prosecutors have “virtually a slam dunk” case towards Trump in Florida.
- However he does not suppose Trump will win the overall election and will drop out of the presidential race.
- A current Reuters/Ipsos ballot discovered a majority of Republicans would not vote for Trump if he is in jail.
Republican Sen. Invoice Cassidy stated there is a excessive likelihood that Donald Trump shall be convicted of fees stemming from his categorised paperwork case in Florida, and he thinks he ought to the previous president ought to drop out of the race.
Talking to Kasie Hunt on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, Cassidy stated that the Florida indictment is “virtually a slam dunk” for prosecutors towards Trump as there seems to be audio of the previous president admitting to the crime at hand.
“You are simply asking me my opinion,” Cassidy stated, “however he’ll lose to Joe Biden.”
On the finish of the day, nevertheless, Cassidy stated he’d in the end vote for the Republican on the presidential ticket.
“I am gonna vote for a Republican,” he stated, “however my threshold situation for any one who desires to be the chief of our nation is: Will you care for the problems earlier than us?
In June, a federal grand jury indicted Trump, alleging he broke federal legislation by taking categorised paperwork with him to his Florida Mar-a-Lago residence after leaving workplace as an alternative of handing them over to the Nationwide Archives. And in July, a federal grand jury filed a superseding indictment towards Trump and co-conspirators, alleging they coordinated to delete safety digicam footage from Mar-a-Lago to forestall a grand jury from accessing it.
And whereas Trump has repeatedly denied the the fees, insisting they have been politically motivated, prosecutors have obtained audio that seems to indicate the embattled former president admitting to a writer and author that he possessed paperwork that he stated have been “extremely confidential, secret.”
Along with his indictment in Florida, in 2023 alone Trump’s additionally been indicted by grand juries in Washington, DC, New York, and Georgia.
In response to a current Reuters/Ipsos ballot, almost half of Republicans stated they would not vote for Trump if convicted of a felony. And if he faces jail time, 52% of Republicans stated they would not vote for him, both.