Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg says $130,000 was paid during the final week of former President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign to Stormy Daniels, a porn star who said he had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006. arrives at the district attorney’s office as his office investigates. He married his current wife Melania on March 24, 2023 in New York City, USA.
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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg said on Friday hours after former President Donald Trump warned of “possible death and destruction” if he was indicted by a grand jury in a criminal case led by Bragg, including powder. The letter threatened to assassinate him.
“Alvin: I’m going to kill you!!!!!!!!!!!!!” was written in a typewritten note on an envelope addressed to Bragg, a WNBC law enforcement source said. reported by citing
A letter containing an Orlando, Florida postmark on Tuesday was found in the DA’s mailroom in a building in lower Manhattan after being received at 11:40 a.m. ET on Friday. It turned out to be harmless, New York police told CNBC.
A DA spokesperson said, “The DA notified the office that it was immediately contained and that the NYPD Emergency Services Unit and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection determined that it was free of hazardous materials.”
NYPD investigators and the FBI, which has offices nearby, were at the scene investigating the letter.
The threat to Bragg is one of hundreds in recent weeks as the DA office nears the end of the Trump investigation, a senior New York law enforcement official told WNBC.
Dozens of these threats were believed to be serious threats to direct harm to Bragg, according to officials, but with varying degrees of credibility.
Security officials are closely monitoring and investigating threats, law enforcement officials added.
Bragg is investigating Trump’s then-attorney and fixer Michael Cohen paying hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 presidential election.
“I don’t think it was easy,” Bragg said in an email to staff across the office on Friday afternoon, NBC News reported, along with “press attention and security around our office.” wrote.
Bragg also thanked the staff for their “strength and professionalism during this time.”
“We will continue to apply the law fairly and fairly,” he wrote.
A grand jury, which had heard testimony in the Trump investigation, had Friday off.
Mr Trump predicted last weekend that he would be arrested on Tuesday in an investigation into Mr Bragg, but that didn’t happen.
On Thursday, Trump lashed out at Bragg in a social media post, calling him George a “Soros-backed animal.”
Shortly after 1 a.m. Friday, Trump suggested that Bragg was “a corrupt psychopath who really hates America,” denouncing the investigation and warning of possible violence if indicted.
“What kind of person can accuse another person, in this case, a former president who has won more votes than any incumbent president in history and is the frontrunner for the Republican nomination. When everyone knows nothing has been done and that the potential death and destruction from such false accusations could be devastating to our country?” Trump wrote. rice field.
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, said she would dance in the streets if Trump was indicted.
She accepted a hush payment of $130,000 from Cohen to silence her about one sexual tryst with Trump. He denies having sex with the pornographic film actor.