Manhattan DA says his office will not tolerate ‘attempts of intimidation’ after Trump posts
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg said in an email to employees on Saturday that his office would “not tolerate attempts to threaten our office or threaten the law in New York.”
Email was sent after old President Donald Trump posted on social media that he expected to be arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation by New York prosecutors into a Conspiracy to hide money regarding adult film actress Stormy Daniels and urged his supporters to oppose any such move.
Bragg said his office is working with the New York City Police Department and the courts to “ensure that any specific or credible threat to the office is fully investigated and Appropriate safeguards are in place so that all 1,600 of us have a safe work environment,” according to an email first obtained by Politico.
A spokeswoman for the Manhattan district attorney, Danielle Filson, confirmed the content of the email to CNN but had no further comment.
The district attorney added that his office “will continue to apply the law evenly and fairly, and speak publicly only when appropriate,” as he said it does with all investigations.
CNN’s John Miller reported Friday that meetings have taken place among city, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in New York City about security preparations for a possible indictment of Trump.
National Security Council communications coordinator John Kirby said on Sunday the White House was closely monitoring the situation but said he was not aware of any White House preparations for the protests. or big activity after Trump’s posts.
“We’re always monitoring the situation here as best we can,” Kirby told Fox News Sunday. level as we saw on January 6th. But we’re watching this, of course we’re going to watch it very closely.”
This story has been updated with additional information.