New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu (R) on Sunday stated the doable imminent arrest of former President Trump in an investigation into alleged hush-money funds throughout the 2016 presidential election is constructing sympathy for the previous president.
“I feel it’s constructing numerous sympathy for the previous president,” Sununu stated of the doable arrest on CNN’s “State of the Union.” The governor stated some Republicans he’d talked to who aren’t “massive Trump supporters” expressed concern that the previous president “was being attacked.”
“I simply suppose that not simply the media, however actually, numerous the Democrats have misplayed this when it comes to constructing sympathy for the previous president and it does drastically change the paradigm as we go into the ‘24 election,” Sununu stated.
Trump, who’s once more operating for president in 2024, stated in a Truth Social post on Saturday that he expects to be arrested on Tuesday over alleged hush-money funds made to adult-film star Stormy Daniels throughout the 2016 presidential election, and inspired his supporters to protest.
Sununu on Sunday careworn that this doable arrest isn’t linked to the Jan. 6, 2021, riot on the U.S. Capitol, and urged that there are different issues that ought to take priority.
“There’s a query about why they’re doing it, one thing seven years in the past. It’s not a nothing, however it’s transferring cash and the way he claimed cash being moved between him and his lawyer. You recognize, there are different points that actually take priority when it comes to the place this nation must go, what we have to do to get stuff achieved, how we handle our finances, how we safe the border,” Sununu stated.
“There’s way more urgent problems with the day. It’s simply unlucky this has taken the headlines.”
Sununu has stated he’s mulling over his personal presidential bid for 2024, and although he didn’t verify his marketing campaign on Sunday, he stated he’d “like to be in a debate if we truly go down that path.”
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