According to CNN, shortly after being released on bail, Donald Trump appeared before the press and said that “he did nothing wrong” and called the criminal case against him “a travesty of justice.”
Trump said, “We have every right to challenge an election that we believe to be dishonest.”
Mr Trump appeared at the airport on the afternoon of August 24 – Photo: AP
The former president’s motorcade returned to the Atlanta airport shortly after appearing at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta at approximately 7 p.m. on August 24 and being released 20 minutes after completing the necessary procedures. Eastern Time in the US, corresponding to 7 a.m. on August 25 in Vietnam).
Mr Trump agreed to a $200,000 bond and other conditions for his release, including not using social media to intimidate associates or witnesses in the case, which his lawyers had previously negotiated.
Jail records show Mr Trump was briefly arrested and held at the Fulton County Jail with the inmate number P01135809.
Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labatt said all 19 defendants in the Georgia election fraud case will go through the same procedures as any other criminal defendant in the county, including fingerprinting and taking photographs of inmates.
This is the fourth criminal case against former President Donald Trump this year.