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Former president Donald Trump speaks with reporters after arriving in Davenport, Iowa, on March 13. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)

Post Politics Now Republicans rally to Trump’s defense as he faces possible indictment

Updated March 20, 2023 at 8:14 p.m. EDT|Published March 20, 2023 at 6:54 a.m. EDT
Today, Republicans — including his 2024 White House rivals — are rallying to the defense of former president Donald Trump as he faces a possible indictment in a hush-money case involving adult-film actress Stormy Daniels. On Sunday night, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) called the investigation political but distanced himself from Trump’s call for protests if he is arrested, as Trump predicted would happen Tuesday in a social media post over the weekend.  
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