Melania Trump appears to have opted to skip the trip to New York for the impeachment of Donald Trump in Florida. According to reports, the former president He traveled accompanied by his son Eric.
The one-term president left his Mar-a-Lago estate Monday to fly to New York City ahead of his arrest to appear in court on charges of the alleged bribery of Stormy Daniels Tuesday afternoon.
According to “The New York Times,” the former first lady will not accompany her husband on his private plane on the trip north.
The journalist of said publication, Maggie Habermannreported that a large number of campaign aides joined the former president on his trip to New York, including his son Eric Trump, the campaign spokesman Steven Cheongformer communications assistant Jason Miller, former White House assistant president Dan Scavino and Boris Epshteyn, who was on the legal team that illegally tried to overturn the 2020 election results.
Media reported that Trump faces 34 felony counts related to business fraud.
When it was finally made public that Donald Trump had paid for the silence of Stormy Daniels, in 2018, Melania Trump left the White House and stayed instead at a Washington DC hotel., where he spent several nights. This is stated by “Daily Mail”. “Trump was beside himself that Melania would discover the details of his indiscretion, an indiscretion with a porn star no less,” a source told the British outlet.
According to neama rahmaniformer federal prosecutor, Donald Trump and his lawyers could present in the case a defense that rests precisely on the desire to avoid embarrassing Melania Trump: “At trial, I expect Trump and his lawyers to present one of two defenses. They are going to say that Cohen is a rat who is trying to get revenge or they are going to present Melania’s defense and say that this payment has nothing to do with it. with the 2016 elections and that it was just to protect Melania and her family from shame.” The case could continue until 2024, the year of the next presidential elections in the United States.