Alina Habba, a legal spokeswoman for Donald Trump, on Sunday called the former president “the most ethical American I know,” just days after he was charged with other federal crimes over his alleged misappropriation of classified documents after leaving the White House was.
In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Habba called last week’s replacement charge in the case being prosecuted by Special Counsel Jack Smith “election interference.”
“That’s what happens when you win in the polls and the Democrats can’t win,” she said, echoing Trump’s claims of persecution.
Last week, Smith filed three new criminal charges against the former president as part of the investigation into classified documents, including allegations that Trump ordered the deletion of Mar-a-Lago surveillance video “to prevent a federal grand jury from capturing the footage.” to provide”.
But Habba denied the allegation.
“No tapes were erased. He handed her over,” Habba said. “He cooperated as always.”
She continued, “If President Trump hadn’t wanted something released, I assure you, it could have been.” But he would never act like that. He is the most ethical American I know.”
The twice-indicted Trump faces further federal criminal charges over his role in efforts to reverse the 2020 presidential election and over Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’s investigation into attempts to undermine Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia.
He was also charged in New York for his role in a hush money program against adult film actress Stormy Daniels.
Earlier this month, Habba was dropped from Trump’s legal defense team, taking on the role of legal spokesman and general counsel for his Save America PAC, which reportedly spent $40 million funding Trump’s legal expenses in the first half of 2023.
you before testified before the grand jury investigating Trump’s alleged misuse of classified documents.