Trump Responds To Biden After Guilty Verdict: ‘Buckle Up’

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Despite his guilty verdict from a trial that has been called a “sham” by both liberal and conservative commentators, one positive for Trump from Thursday’s verdict is that he’s now free to hit the campaign trail.

And, in the words of a different presidential candidate from years past, Number 45 is fired up and ready to go.

Fox News writes that the Trump campaign has two words for Biden now that the former president no longer has to sit in court nearly every day: “buckle up.”

Judge Juan Merchan, who presided over the case, said Trump was required to be in court every day for the trial, except Wednesdays when court was not in session.

The former president railed against the judge and Democrats daily for confining him to the courtroom, repeatedly telling reporters and supporters it was “freezing” and like being stuck in a “freezing cold icebox.”

“Crooked Joe Biden and the Democrats confined President Trump to a courtroom for more than eight hours a day for more than six weeks, and he’s still winning,” Trump campaign spokeswoman Karoline Leavitt told Fox News Digital. “Now that he is fully back on the campaign trial, Biden and the Democrats better buckle up.”

Leavitt told Fox News Digital Trump “generated billions of dollars in earned media coverage throughout the trial, hosted massive rallies and impromptu campaign stops in New York and beyond, increased his lead over crooked Joe Biden in the polls and raised more money than Biden and the Democrats in the month of April. Not even a witch hunt trial could slow him down. In fact, it only made him stronger.”

The guilty verdict from the “show trial” might be bad for Trump and the country, but it’s so far been good for his campaign. CNBC reports that in less than 24 hours, Trump’s campaign has raised nearly $35 million dollars, doubling its best day ever.

“Nearly 30% of those donors were brand new to the Trump donation site WinRed, senior campaign advisors Chris LaCivita and Susie Wiles said in a press release.”

Top aides and Republican allies have all responded to the guilty finding in Manhattan with one message: the real verdict will be November 5 on Election Day.

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