Insights from Trump’s Attorney on Why Jail Concerns Are Unnecessary

Prior to a legal conviction, several prominent Democrats have openly called for the incarceration of former President Donald Trump. However, on Wednesday, Alina Habba, Trump’s attorney, sought to ease concerns by asserting that imprisonment was not a possibility due to his belief that Trump had committed no wrongdoing.

Habba explained to Newsmax: “[Trump is] protected by the Secret Service, period. So, I always tell people when they’re panicked, ‘Listen, he’s protected by Secret Service, No. 1. No. 2, he did nothing wrong.’”

Habba added: “So, when people go to jail, it’s because they’ve done something wrong. Do we have crooked situations in and out of court? Absolutely. Could they try? Probably, but it won’t work because there is still a trial process, there are still facts, and unfortunately, they’re not going to win on the facts.”

Recent days have seen growing concerns as two gag orders were imposed on the former President, and one judge imposed a $10,000 fine on Trump for violating the order, accompanied by a warning of potential harsher penalties for further violations. In response to the warning, Trump publicly accused the judge of political bias and corruption, which prompted former White House attorney Ty Cobb to predict that Trump might face a brief stint in jail.

However, Alina Habba disagreed, stating that her team was not worried about Trump going to jail and attributed the legal actions to what she referred to as ‘Trump derangement syndrome,’ as reported by the Washington Examiner.

Habba added: “It’s not even something we think about, to be honest, because this is all political.  There’s no criminal acts that he’s done. There’s no civil wrongs that he’s done, unless making money for banks is a civil wrong all of a sudden. … It’s Trump derangement syndrome at its best. I’m not worried about him, he’s not worried, and the American public shouldn’t be worried.”

Despite grappling with four indictments, 91 felony charges, numerous civil cases, and persistent efforts by State Attorneys General to disqualify him from the 2024 ballot, the former president’s campaign remains highly motivated, and Trump continues to hold a significant lead in recent polls.