FACT CHECK: No, Trump Did Not Miss His Trial To Attend Rally Instead

post share in thread Former President Donald Trump claims he missed a day of court to attend a campaign event to support his bid to run in the 2024 election.

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Verdict: False

This is incorrect.

Fact check:

President Trump is facing trial for violating New York state law by concealing a “hush money” payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. CBS News. The charge is $130,000, but President Trump maintains there was no crime.

According to posts in the thread, Trump was absent from the trial for one day because he was campaigning.

“The judge has no problem with Mr. Trump missing court for the rally,” the post reads. “As long as it’s Trump, it’s okay to lie about why he missed court. ”

However, this claim is inaccurate. According to the report, President Trump held the rally on “an allotted weekday outside the courtroom.” CNN. His assigned weekday is Wednesday, and he is actively giving speeches on that day. NPR report. Although the ongoing trial was not a major topic of the speech, the paper said he suggested the former president would have been able to handle current events better than President Joe Biden.

According to reports, a judge granted Trump leave on May 17 to attend his youngest son Barron’s graduation. independent person. Mr. Barron’s graduation has been a topic of discussion for some time, spawning misinformation that was debunked by Check Your Facts magazine. (Related: Fact-checking President Trump’s claims about Michigan’s Newcomer Rent Assistance Program?)

Check Your Fact has reached out to President Trump’s spokesperson for comment and will update this article if we receive comment.