James Comey suggests Trump could win GOP nomination with 'ankle bracelet' on due to indictment

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Former FBI Director James Comey predicted that former President Donald Trump could win the Republican nomination for President even if he is criminally convicted.

Trump was indicted earlier this year over his alleged involvement in making hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential campaign. He is the first president to be criminally charged, and Comey said in an MSNBC interview on Sunday that he anticipates Trump to be the first"incarcerated" president as well, if elected."He could be wearing an ankle bracelet while accepting the nomination at the Republican convention," Comey said of Trump.

"He could be wearing an ankle bracelet while accepting the nomination at the Republican convention," James Comey tells @jrpsaki about Donald Trump.Full interview airs SUNDAY at 12pm ET on @MSNBC pic.twitter.com/MpGFNxMKoRMSNBC host Jen Psaki tweeted out the clip ahead of the full interview's airing. Psaki became the host of her own program in March after serving as White House press secretary under President Joe Biden. The clip has over 283,000 views.

Comey said the day Trump was indicted was"a good day" in a tweet, which was his first in more than three weeks.Judge Alvin Hellerstein set a court hearing for June 27 to determine whether Trump's criminal case will be moved out of state court and into federal court.

 

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