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IHe calls himself a “political prisoner”. Donald Trump was discovered responsible following a historic trial within the Stormy Daniels affair this Thursday, May 30. The former American president denounced a “disgrace” earlier than launching a fundraiser. Indeed, a couple of minutes after the announcement of his conviction within the New York court docket, the Republican's marketing campaign web site started to redirect Internet customers to the WinRed platform to gather donations.

“I have just been convicted in a rigged political trial akin to a witch hunt: I did nothing wrong”, we are able to learn on this web page the place Donald Trump prides himself on being a “prisoner coverage “.

“They raided my home, arrested me, took my mugshot, and now they have just convicted me,” his message added.

The site went down

According to Agence France-Presse (AFP), the fundraising page was no longer functional after just a few minutes due to a potentially massive influx of Donald Trump supporters. The site remained down for almost an hour.

“The American people are very lucid in the face of the sham lawsuit brought by this crook Joe Biden. So many Americans felt touched and wanted to donate to President Trump's campaign that the WinRed site went down,” Donald Trump's campaign team said on X.

Donald Trump frequently describes his authorized setbacks as a battle in opposition to the forces of evil which might be the “deep state” and the Biden administration. The Republican additionally likes to painting himself as a martyr to the trigger. In April particularly, he made the hyperlink between his state of affairs and that of Nelson Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid activist who remained imprisoned for 27 years.

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