"THE FAR & AWAY LEADING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE & FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK," Trump said on his website Truth Social. "PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!"
It's Tuesday. Trump hasn't been arrested.
Trump isn't even in New York, one of his attorneys, Joe Tacopina, told Insider.
He appears to be staying home in Mar-a-Lago. The Associated Press captured a photo of a Secret Service agent stationed at the Florida estate on Tuesday morning. Trump's plane was parked at the Palm Beach International Airport at noon, indicating he was still in Florida, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel .
"He's going about business as usual, doing what he does, enjoying the fact that he seems to be rising in the poll numbers the more this thing picks up steam," Tacopina told Insider.
The Manhattan grand jury investigating Trump typically meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons. It's scheduled to meet with another witness on Wednesday, according to Fox News , before the jurors are given instructions on how to decide whether to bring criminal charges in the case.
Tacopina told Insider he doesn't know the identity of any other potential witnesses. He said he didn't plan to bring any witnesses to speak in Trump's defense other than Robert Costello, who testified on Monday .
Costello said he served as a rebuttal witness to Michael Cohen, who says he facilitated hush-money payments to Daniels on Trump's behalf on the eve of the 2016 election.
"We don't really present the case in the grand jury," Tacopina told Insider. "It's a very one-sided process. It's not our time to present our case. We'll do that when there's an indictment."
If Trump is indicted, it would likely remain under seal until Trump appears in court, an event that would be carefully choreographed with multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Secret Service. It's also possible he could have a virtual arraignment over video.
On Truth Social, Trump spent Monday and Tuesday bragging about his poll numbers and criticizing Bragg.
"Ron DeSanctimonious is dropping in the Polls so fast that he soon may be falling behind young Vivek Ramaswamy," Trump wrote on Truth Social Monday, referencing a long-shot candidate for the presidential nomination.
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