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Rand Paul: “A Trump indictment would be a disgusting abuse of power,”

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has been making headlines recently for his strong criticism of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s rumored plans to indict former President Donald Trump. Paul has been very vocal in his opposition to what he sees as a blatant abuse of power on the part of the prosecutor, and has even gone so far as to suggest that Bragg himself should be the one facing jail time.

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The rumors of a potential indictment stem from an ongoing investigation into Trump's alleged involvement in a $130,000 payment to his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, as part of a larger effort to silence adult film actress Stormy Daniels in the weeks leading up to the 2016 presidential election. The investigation has reportedly been centered around whether Trump violated campaign finance laws by failing to report the payments as a campaign expense.

While some elected officials and law scholars have argued that the case against Trump is tenuous at best, others have defended the investigation as a necessary step in holding the former president accountable for his actions. However, Sen. Rand Paul has taken a firm stance against any potential indictment, arguing that it would be a clear abuse of power and a violation of Trump's rights.

"A Trump indictment would be a disgusting abuse of power," Paul tweeted. "The DA should be put in jail."

Paul's comments have sparked controversy, with some accusing him of putting politics above the rule of law. Others, however, have praised him for his willingness to stand up for what he believes in, even if it means going against the mainstream view.

Regardless of where one stands on the issue, it is clear that the debate over whether or not to indict Donald Trump is far from over. With the investigation still ongoing, it remains to be seen what course of action the Manhattan District Attorney's office will ultimately take.

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