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‘They want to arrest me’: Trump’s shocking declaration

In a Sunday post on Truth Social, former President Donald Trump alleged, “They want to arrest me.” He continued, “They want to interfere — to a point where Joe Biden is willing to arrest his opponent who is leading him in the polls by a very large number,” referring to his potential 2024 presidential bid.

The message included a video of Trump echoing the same sentiments at a Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting, concluding with, “But we’re not going to let that happen.”

Read More: Trump says recent Biden revelations are ‘Bigger than Watergate’

A ’37-count’ charge is leveled against Trump

The former president’s comments refer to a 37-count indictment against him concerning the alleged mishandling of classified documents.

Special counsel Jack Smith accuses Trump of not complying with National Archives’ requests to return documents he took when leaving the White House in January 2021.

Trump claims documents were declassified

Trump insists these documents are his, and he had the power to declassify them under the Presidential Records Act. He has occasionally claimed he made a blanket declassification statement.

Trump has a history of asserting a “stolen election” during the 2020 cycle when he lost to Democrat Joe Biden.

Despite his unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud, evidence suggests the intelligence community sought to influence the 2020 election’s outcome.

Also Read: Trump defends handling of classified documents in first interview since arraignment

Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop gets verified by FBI

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On Thursday, IRS whistleblower Gary Shapley testified that the FBI had “verified” Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop’s contents in November 2019 — a year before the Trump-Biden electoral contest.

A federal computer expert confirmed that the laptop “was not manipulated in any way.”

Letter to Blinken exposes alleged election influence

In the lead-up to the 2020 election, 51 former intelligence community members signed a letter suggesting the Hunter Biden laptop story bore “classic earmarks of a Russian information operation,” leading to a subsequent media blackout as revealed by the “Twitter Files.”

It wasn’t until April 2023 that a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken exposed alleged intelligence community attempts to influence the election outcome.

Read Next: Did the FBI ignore Hillary Clinton’s plan to link Trump to Russia?

Jim Jordan’s revelations: Morell’s role in the 2020 election

Jim Jordan, chair of the House Judiciary Committee and the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, quoted testimony from ex-acting CIA Director Michael Morell, who confirmed Blinken reached out to him around Oct. 17, 2020.

“Prior to Secretary Blinken’s call, you — you did not have any intent to write this statement?” an interviewer asked.

“I did not,” Morell responded.

“Okay. So his call triggered —”

“It did, yes,” Morell answered.

“— that intent in you?”

“Yes. Absolutely.”

Jordan’s letter also revealed Morell’s election-related intentions.

“What was the intent of the statement?” an interviewer asked.

Former CIA Director Morell admits election interference intentions

“There were two intents,” Morell replied. “One intent was to share our concern with the American people that the Russians were playing on this issue; and, two, it was to help Vice President Biden.”

“You wanted to help the vice president; why?” Jordan asked him.

“Because I wanted him to win the election,” Morell said.

“You wanted him to win; that’s why?” Jordan asked.

“Yes, sir,” Morell replied.