Mary Trump: 'Donald himself is gonna regret' demanding 'must-see TV' trials be televised

Mary Trump: 'Donald himself is gonna regret' demanding 'must-see TV' trials be televised
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he arrives at the White House on January 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate is currently in the second day of President Trump's impeachment trial. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images).

Former President Donald Trump's niece, author and psychologist Mary Trump, told MSNBC host Katie Phang on Sunday that she foresees her uncle's counternarratives falling apart once he goes on trial for allegedly attempting to steal the 2020 election.

Trump and eighteen of his allies were indicted for forty-one felonies by Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis, whose indictment accuses the defendants of orchestrating a conspiracy in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act of 1970.

Trump also faces another fifty criminal charges stemming from his failed 2020 gambits, the allegedly unlawful retention of classified documents at his Palm Beach, Florida Mar-a-Lago estate, and his company's suspected violations of campaign finance laws.

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Given the depth of her uncle's legal quagmires, Trump opined that "it is probably getting harder for him to believe that even he can bluster his way through four indictments and ninety-one criminal charges. But as we've seen recently, he's going to try. And I think one of the problems thus far has been that he has been treated differently from other criminal defendants and hopefully that will change this week, and he will finally see what it looks like to be a criminal defendant in this country who is not treated like a privileged white man with power."

Phang noted that "in Georgia, cameras are allowed inside of the courtroom's absent good cause to exclude them. We've seen their use so far through the unsealing of the indictment just last week. How do you think the presence of cameras inside the courtroom will impact the trial of Donald Trump?"

Trump said that "I think it's going to have an enormous impact because even for people who are his supporters and who think that this is a miscarriage of justice, this will be must-see TV and Donald has always told them not to believe their lying eyes, only to believe him. However, when he's the one they're looking at, it is going to be very difficult for him to spin away from what's actually happening in front of our eyes, right? So I think it's going to be monumentally important that there be cameras, at the very least in the Fulton County courtroom. And I also think that it's going to be something that Donald himself is gonna regret. I think his legal team has asked for cameras in the federal courtroom, and I think pretty quickly they're gonna find out that that's really not something they wanted after all."

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