Former President Donald Trump will turn himself in to prosecutors in Atlanta on Thursday, he said on Monday, after he was indicted by a Georgia grand jury last week on racketeering charges related to his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in that state.
“I’ll be going to Atlanta, Georgia, on Thursday to be ARRESTED,” Trump wrote on Truth Social on Monday night, calling the case a “WITCH HUNT” and attacking Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, who led the investigation into Trump and his allies.
Willis indicated last week that all 19 defendants charged in the indictment had until Friday to surrender to prosecutors for booking. Former Trump lawyer John Eastman is slated to be booked on Wednesday, according to court filings in his California disbarment proceedings.
The Fulton County district attorney’s office did not immediately respond to a request to confirm the timing of Trump’s booking.
Earlier on Monday, Trump’s attorneys signed an order setting his bond at $200,000 and binding the former president to a set of rules that explicitly limit his ability to use social media to attack witnesses or co-defendants in the case.
Those rules include prohibition on any “direct or indirect threat of any nature against the community or to any property in the community,” according to the order, which specifically mentions social media posts.
Trump’s booking will take place one day after the GOP presidential primary debate — which Trump, the current frontrunner in the race, has said he plans to skip.
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