The former President, who is accused of colluding with 18 other defendants to overturn the 2020 election result in the southern state, spent less than 30 minutes inside Atlanta’s Fulton County Jail before leaving in a motorcade for the airport.
In the photograph released by the sheriff’s office, he scowled at the camera while dressed in a dark blue suit, white shirt and red tie.
Trump posted the mug shot on his own Truth Social platform with the caption “Election Interference” and a link to his campaign website.
Speaking to reporters after his arrest, Trump, the frontrunner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, said it was a “very sad day for America.”
The billionaire has been criminally indicted four times since April, setting the stage for a year of unprecedented drama as he tries to juggle multiple court appearances and another White House campaign.
Donald Trump speaks briefly at Atlanta International Airport last night after being booked and released at Fulton County Jail on charges that he schemed to overturn the 2020 election in the state. pic.twitter.com/WRHouCJYSv
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Written by: Nonhlanhla Harris