Mar 22, 2023 | Politics

Trump Indictment a ‘Political Persecution’

Trump Indictment a 'Political Persecution'

Tuesday on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) questioned the merits of the effort of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg to indict former President Donald Trump.

Cruz called the effort a political persecution and said the charge was “bogus.”

“Listen, the long and short of it is, this indictment, if it comes this week is absolutely outrageous,” he said. “It is frivolous. It is baseless. It is a political persecution. It is not a prosecution. It is targeting Donald Trump because Alvin Bragg is a left-wing Democrat who hates Donald Trump, and legally, this case is absurd on its face.”

“Now, it’s all based on two New York statutes that concern business records, the kind of records you keep in your business,” Cruz continued. “One makes it a misdemeanor to create a false or fraudulent business record. In this instance, what Bragg is trying to argue…

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