The Manhattan grand jury investigating Trump is set to break for a whole month, according to Politico.
This means that any potential indictment won’t come for another month:
New: The Manhattan grand jury examining Donald Trump’s alleged role in a hush money payment to a porn star isn’t expected to hear evidence in the case for the next month largely due to a previously scheduled hiatus, per person familiar. https://t.co/JTNjEr8sUI
— erica orden (@eorden) March 29, 2023
Here’s more from Politico:
The Manhattan grand jury examining Donald Trump’s alleged role in a hush money payment to a porn star isn’t expected to hear evidence in the case for the next month largely due to a previously scheduled hiatus, according to a person familiar with the proceedings.
The break would push any indictment of the former president to late April at the earliest, although it is possible that the grand jury’s schedule could change. In recent weeks, the Manhattan district attorney’s office hasn’t convened the panel on certain days. But it is District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s prerogative to ask the grand jury to reconvene if prosecutors want the panel to meet during previously planned breaks.
The grand jury, which heard testimony in the Trump case on Monday, isn’t meeting Wednesday and is expected to examine evidence in a separate matter Thursday, the person said. The grand jury, which typically meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, is scheduled to consider another case next week on Monday and Wednesday, the person said, and isn’t expected to meet Thursday due to the Passover holiday.
The following two weeks are set to be a hiatus that was scheduled when the grand jury was first convened in January, the person said.
A spokesperson for the Manhattan district attorney’s office declined to comment.
It sounds like Bragg’s phony indictment of Trump has suddenly become less important since it has fallen under a national spotlight and scrutiny.
He’s either hoping that after a month there won’t be so much pressure on him or he’s backing away from this entirely. I suspect it’s the latter, but you never know with these corrupt DAs.