New York Occasions reporter Maggie Haberman gave a glimpse into how Donald Trump reacted to his indictment on costs associated to his efforts to cling to energy regardless of shedding the 2020 presidential election.
Whereas Trump teased the information himself in a put up on social media saying felony costs have been imminent, the bombshell indictment nonetheless “rattled him,” Haberman mentioned.
“He loves to project bravado,” Haberman informed CNN’s “The Source.” “He also loves to be in control and have every moment that happens in his life exist on his terms.”
“That’s why he has tried to narrate his own indictments,” she added.
Habeman mentioned, although, that Trump was privately “very angry.”
“He’s much more rattled than he is projecting being,” Haberman mentioned. “Everything with him is about appearances and he wants to give off the appearance that everything is fine.”
The 45-page indictment costs Trump with 4 felonies, together with conspiracy to defraud the USA. It’s the third time he’s been indicted on felony costs in 4 months.
Haberman added that folks near Trump additionally have been upset by the indictment, and fearful what proof may floor if costs are introduced in opposition to extra individuals, together with the six unnamed people cited within the indictment for aiding the previous president along with his tried coup.
“On the one hand they were relieved reading this indictment that there were not more details that they didn’t know” about, Haberman mentioned. “On the other, there was a reference to six co-conspirators, and that raises questions about: Will anyone else face charges and will more details be revealed if that happens?”
Watch the total CNN interview right here.