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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Saturday issued a Twitter volley in support of former President Donald Trump.
On Friday, NBC News reported that an indictment against Trump could come next week related to payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016 when she claimed she had an affair with Trump, something he has always denied.
On Saturday, Trump posted a call for action in two blazing all-caps posts on his Truth Social platform.
“THE FAR & AWAY LEADING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE & FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK,” he wrote, adding, “PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!”
That set the stage for McCarthy to tweet a chastisement of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.
“Here we go again — an outrageous abuse of power by a radical DA who lets violent criminals walk as he pursues political vengeance against President Trump,” McCarthy wrote.
McCarthy also flexed the power that comes with having a Republican majority in the House.
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