New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) said Sunday that former President Trump could be arrested soon in the investigation into alleged hush payments during the 2016 presidential election.
“I think it creates a lot of sympathy for the former president,” Sununu said of the possible arrest on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The governor said some Republicans who aren’t “big Trump supporters” expressed concern that the former president was “being attacked.”
“I think a lot of Democrats, not just the media, but really, have misused this in building sympathy for the former president, and that’s drastically changing the paradigm going into the 24th election,” Sununu said.
Trump, who will contest the presidential election again in 2024, A True social post He expects to be arraigned Tuesday on charges he allegedly paid adult film star Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential election, and encouraged his supporters to protest.
Sununu insisted on Sunday that the potential arrest was not related to the riots at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, and suggested there were other matters that took priority.
“Seven years ago there’s a question about why they’re doing that. It’s nothing, but it’s moving money and moving money between him and his attorney. You know, where do we want this country to go, what do we need to do to get things done, how do we manage our budget? There are other issues that really take priority in managing, how to secure the border,” Sununu said.
“There are so many pressing issues today. It’s unfortunate, it’s grabbed the headlines.
Sununu said he is considering his own presidential bid for 2024, and while he did not confirm his campaign on Sunday, he said “I would like to be in the debate if we really go down that road.”
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