Donald Trump has been out of the White House for over four months now, and while we continue to get snippets of information regarding the multiple criminal investigations being conducted into him and his company, the Trump Organization, it seems fair to ask the question so many of want an answer to: Just how close are we to criminal charges being filed against the failed, one-term former president?
That’s the very question Dahlia Lithwick of Salon asked of Preet Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York until he was fired by Trump in 2017. Bharara made it clear that he thinks the Day of Indictments is coming very soon, and he expects the charges will be handed down by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.:
Bharara also noted that he’s convinced Trump’s finances are what will wind up causing him the most problems legally:
Millions of us are ready to see Trump charged and taken to trial. But these matters take time, and people seem to forget that. However, we can always hold onto something that Martin Luther King Jr. often said as solace: “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”