Donald Trump will be arraigned in a criminal case against him on Tuesday afternoon, according to people familiar with the matter.
The former president will hear charges by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg and will plead not guilty at a hearing Tuesday at 2:15 p.m. in New York Supreme Court in lower Manhattan, the person said. said. We have to confirm that we are discussing details that have not yet been announced.
Law enforcement officials plan to meet Friday afternoon to discuss security measures to be taken in and around the courthouse prior to Trump’s arraignment, the person said. Expected attendees include New York City Police Department, Secret Service, New York state court officials, court officials responsible for building security, and representatives from Bragg’s office.
The plan is to close Center Street, where the courthouse is located, and Baxter Street, which runs behind it, to all vehicles.
Trump will travel from Florida to New York the day before his arraignment and stay at Trump Tower Monday night.
Trump became the first former U.S. president to be indicted on Thursday when a Manhattan grand jury convened in January determined Bragg had enough evidence to proceed with a case against him. Bragg’s office said it was in contact with Trump’s lawyers to coordinate the surrender of the former president.
Bragg has been investigating Trump’s role in paying hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential election. Mr Trump has denied any wrongdoing and the incident, calling his investigation and prosecution a partisan attack. He is running for the Republican nomination in next year’s presidential election.