After turning into the primary president twice impeached, President Donald Trump accomplished one other humiliating first for ex-commanders in chief.
He’s made historical past, with 4 indictments in 4 states, and is the person who as soon as acknowledged he might seize ladies by their non-public elements, solely later to be discovered liable by a civil jury for sexual assault. Now he’s the primary president with a mugshot.
Not lengthy after 7:30 p.m. EST Thursday, Trump was booked into Fulton County Jail in Georgia.
Contained in the lockup, Trump lastly acquired the identical therapy as most legal defendants: his mugshot was taken, and the sheriff launched the infamous photograph a short while later.
His earlier three arrests — in New York, Florida, and Washington — spared him of the same old perp stroll of disgrace, a jail go to, and an eagerly anticipated indignity of a mugshot.
Nonetheless, as soon as in Atlanta, authorities processed Trump and finally launched him from Fulton County Jail, however not earlier than he was assigned the inmate quantity P01135809.
He joined his 18 different co-conspirators to have surrendered within the racketeering and election interference case launched by Fulton County District Lawyer Fani Willis.
Mark Meadows, former White Home chief of workers, and Rudy Giuliani, Jenna Ellis, John Eastman and Sidney Powell, who have been all attorneys for Trump, now have publicly accessible mugshots.
Trump shared his mug shot on X, beforehand often known as Twitter.
The publish despatched viewers to his 2024 marketing campaign web site, the place he used the mugshot for a fundraising marketing campaign.
The reserving course of was reportedly expedited, lasting roughly half-hour, as
Trump’s authorized group and prosecutors had earlier agreed upon a $200,000 bond. A part of the stipulated situations prohibits Trump from intimidating co-defendants, witnesses, or alleged victims via any means, together with social media.
The fees in opposition to Trump and the others embrace making an attempt to overturn his 2020 presidential election loss to Joe Biden in Georgia.
“You need to have the ability to problem an election,” Trump instructed supporters and journalists outdoors the Atlanta jail. “I believed the election was a rigged election, a stolen election, and I ought to have each proper to do this.”