WACO, Texas – A criminal indictment would boost erstwhile President Trump's chances of reelection, respective attendees astatine nan 2024 candidate's Waco, Texas, run rally told Fox News.
"If he's indicted, it will seal nan deal, and he will beryllium our adjacent president," Tanya told Fox News connected Saturday astatine Trump's first awesome run rally for his 2024 statesmanlike bid.
"I deliberation he will beryllium a martyr if they do that," Janine, of Georgetown, Texas, told Fox News while volunteering astatine nan event.
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Thousands of Trump supporters flocked to an airfield successful Central Texas connected Saturday to be nan rally, wherever nan erstwhile president made a expansive presence via nan Trump Organization's Boeing 757. Trump said connected March 18 that he expected to beryllium arrested nan adjacent week successful relationship pinch an ongoing criminal investigation, though expansive assemblage proceedings person continued without an indictment.
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A demonstrator stands extracurricular nan Manhattan Criminal Court connected March 21, 2023, up of an expected expansive assemblage ballot connected whether to indict erstwhile President Donald Trump. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has been investigating nan erstwhile president complete allegations that during nan 2016 run he reimbursed his then-lawyer, Michael Cohen, for paying big movie character Stormy Daniels $130,000 to support quiet astir a purported intersexual matter pinch Trump. During nan rally, Trump called nan investigation an illustration of Democrats weaponizing nan justness system.
Former President Donald Trump speaks during a 2024 run rally astatine nan Waco Regional Airport connected March 25, 2023. (Brandon Bell/Getty Images)
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Melanie, who attended Saturday's rally, said she believed Trump's imaginable apprehension would improve his 2024 reelection prospects.
"I deliberation it will thief his chances," she told Fox News. "More group will get accusation astir it, and they'll recognize that he's innocent."
Mark, of Central Texas, predicted that if Trump were arrested, immoderate Democrats would beryllium persuaded to ballot for nan embattled Republican.
"If they effort to make him do a perp walk, moreover nan Democrats are voting for Donald Trump," he told Fox News.
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