“I’ve been saying from the beginning” Taylor Greene Makes Huge Announcement Of What Trump Supporters Will Do If Trump Is Jailed

by Jessica

Former President Trump finds himself at the center of yet another legal and political maelstrom as the jury deliberates in his hush-money trial, entering its second day. The case has captivated the nation, intertwining legal proceedings with the high-stakes drama of the 2024 presidential election.

Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene made headlines with her prediction that a conviction in the case would propel Trump to a landslide victory in the upcoming election, reflecting the deep polarization and contentious nature of current American politics.

Trump was indicted in March 2023 on 34 counts of falsifying business records. These charges stem from payments made by his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen, to adult film star Stormy Daniels during Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. The payments were allegedly intended to silence Daniels about an affair she claims to have had with Trump.

The former president has pleaded not guilty, asserting that the case is politically motivated, a sentiment echoed by many of his supporters, including Greene. As the trial progresses, Greene has been vocal in her support for Trump. In a post on X On Thursday, May 30, Taylor Greene declared that even if Trump were wrongfully convicted and jailed, it would only serve to bolster his popularity and lead to a decisive victory in the 2024 election.

She framed such a conviction as evidence of Democratic corruption and tyranny, sentiments that resonate deeply with her base. Greene’s comments highlight the unprecedented nature of this legal battle. The U.S. Constitution does not bar a convicted individual from running for or holding the presidency, provided they meet the basic requirements: being a natural-born citizen, at least 35 years old, and having been a resident for at least 14 years.

This legal quirk means that even from behind bars, Trump could theoretically campaign and potentially win the presidency, a scenario that further complicates an already fraught political landscape. On Tuesday, the prosecution and defense presented their closing arguments, setting the stage for the jury’s deliberations. Greene’s post inaccurately claimed that Judge Juan Merchan had told jurors they need not unanimously agree on a verdict for Trump to be found guilty.

This statement was fact-checked by the Associated Press, which clarified that while the jurors do need to unanimously agree on a guilty verdict, they can do so based on one of three possible “unlawful means”: falsifying business records, violating the Federal Election Campaign Act, or breaching tax laws. However, they do not need to agree on which specific crime was committed.

The trial’s outcome remains uncertain, but its impact on the 2024 presidential race is undeniable. Greene’s unwavering support for Trump and her controversial statements reflect a broader trend within the GOP, where loyalty to Trump remains a powerful force. Despite facing multiple legal challenges, Trump continues to dominate Republican primary polls, positioning him as the presumptive nominee.

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