Arresting Donald Trump would be a ‘banana republic’ policy

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) has spoken out against reports that the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is preparing to arrest former President Donald Trump, arguing that the arrest of a former president would do “banana republic politics”.

“Arresting presidents and governors for fabricated crimes is banana republic policy,” Blagojevich said.

He also said our Republic hadn’t been in such danger since the Civil War began and insisted that prosecutors investigating Trump were “the real insurgents.”

“Not since S. Carolina fired shots at Ft. Sumter has our Republic been in so much danger,” Blagojevich added. “Armed prosecutors who use the power entrusted to them to target people on the basis of politics, and get away with it, are the real insurgents of our time.”

“They are destroying what Lincoln called the last best hope for freedom on earth. Americans of ALL parties should oppose it. #Political persecution,” he said. tweeted.

Blagojevich’s statement comes amid speculation that George Soros-funded Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg will arrest Trump next week as part of an investigation into Trump for his alleged role in the silent money payments. to porn star Stormy Daniels.

Trump warned on Saturday of “illegal leaks” from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office that show he will be arrested on Tuesday.

Blagojevich’s mention of arresting “governors” could be a reference to himself. The former governor was sentenced to 14 years in prison after trying to sell the US Senate seat vacated by former Senator Barack Obama after he was elected president in 2008.

However, after serving more than seven years in prison, Trump commuted Blagojevich’s sentence. Trump at the time said Blagojevich was being sued by “the same people, Comey, Fitzpatrick, the same group” that sued him.

Jordan Dixon-Hamilton is a reporter for Breitbart News. Write to him at or follow him on Twitter.


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