Trump demands removal of investigators probing him

Trump has denounced all of the investigations as part of a broader political witch hunt.

Published: March 23, 2023 3:32pm

Former President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded that the law enforcement personnel leading investigations against him be ousted amid his prospective arrest.

Trump announced on Saturday that he expected to be arrested in connection with a case Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is pursuing against him over the 2016 payment of hush money to Stormy Daniels. Trump's Thursday call to action, however, addressed several other investigators looking into his affairs. He has not yet been arrested.

"District Attorney Bragg is a danger to our Country, and should be removed immediately, along with Radical Lunatic Bombthrower Jack Smith, who is harassing and intimidating innocent people at levels not seen before, 'Get Trump' Letitia James, the worst Attorney General in the United States, and Atlanta D.A. Fani Willis, who is trying to make PERFECT phone calls into a plot to destroy America, but reigns over the most violent Crime Scene in America, and does nothing about it!" he wrote on Truth Social.

Smith is pursuing the Department of Justice's investigations related to the former president's alleged mishandling of classified materials. That investigation saw the FBI raid his Mar-a-Lago estate on Aug. 8, 2022, though Attorney General Merrick Garland did not appoint Smith to handle the matter until after Trump declared his candidacy for president last November.

James has pursued a case involving the Trump Organization, alleging that the company inflated Trump's net worth by overstating the value of its assets. She has secured a court order barring the organization from making major sales or transactions without notifying a court-appointed monitor.

Willis, meanwhile, has been investigating Trump's efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. Her investigation has been mired in controversy since the public media tour of grand jury forewoman Emily Kohrs, whom many perceived as erratic and unserious.

Trump has denounced all of the investigations as part of a broader political witch hunt.

Ben Whedon is an editor and reporter for Just the News. Follow him on Twitter.

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