George Conway says we're looking at 3 possible indictments for Donald Trump — but those won't stop Trump from running for president

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Left: Donald Trump in a suit with a red tie; right: George Conway in a suit with a black bowtie.
Donald Trump and George Conway.Left: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta; right: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
  • Conservative lawyer George Conway says we could see three Trump indictments.

  • Conway says these indictments are likely to come in Georgia and over the Mar-a-Lago case.

  • Conway also said Trump could be indicted in New York over the Stormy Daniels hush money payments case.

Conservative lawyer and pundit George Conway says we might see several indictments of former President Donald Trump.

Conway told CNN's Erin Burnett on Monday that he puts "the over under" on three Trump indictments. Conway also outlined the three cases he believes Trump will get indicted for.

The first is an investigation in Georgia helmed by District Attorney Fani Willis, who is probing whether Trump had a role in trying to overturn the 2020 election results in that state.

The second case in which Trump could get indicted is over his possible role in a hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels in 2016, Conway said. And third, Conway said that Trump could face prosecution in the Justice Department's investigation into whether he mishandled top-secret documents and brought classified files to his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida.

Conway added that he thinks none of these cases will prevent Trump from running for re-election in 2024.

"So legally, he can run. He could be incarcerated and he could still run for president. And if he were elected, I think the better legal argument under the Constitution, under Article One, would be that they have to spring him," Conway said.

"But I don't think he's going to get elected, but I do think he is going to run," Conway said. "I think he's going to make a big issue out of his legal troubles to say that he is persecuted."

Conway was married to Kellyanne Conway, a senior Trump aide, for 22 years. The two announced earlier this month that they are splitting up.

Trump congratulated Kellyanne Conway after the announcement, writing on Truth Social: "Congratulations to Kellyanne Conway on her DIVORCE from her wacko husband, Mr. Kellyanne Conway. Free at last, she has finally gotten rid of the disgusting albatross around her neck."

Trump and George Conway have had an acrimonious past. In one tweet in 2019, Trump referred to Conway as a "husband from hell."

Conway is now a vocal critic of Trump. In November, he said Trump is bound to lose in 2024 because "too many Americans would crawl on broken glass to vote against him."

Trump has a brimming docket of ongoing legal cases, ranging from criminal investigations to civil lawsuits.

One of the cases Conway mentioned — the investigation into the Stormy Daniels hush money case — is being tried in New York now. Michael Cohen, Trump's one-time fixer and personal lawyer-turned-nemesis, testified in front of a grand jury on Monday afternoon in what could potentially be a final step before a possible Trump indictment.

Trump has also been invited to testify before a grand jury in New York. In a statement to NBC and CNN, a Trump spokesperson said: "The Manhattan District Attorney's threat to indict President Trump is simply insane. For the Past five years, the DA's office has been on a Witch Hunt, investigating every aspect of President Trump's life, and they've come up empty at every turn — and now this."

For his part, Trump has vowed to not let an indictment get in the way of his 2024 presidential bid.

"I wouldn't even think about leaving," Trump told reporters on Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, per CNN.

Conway and a representative for Trump did not immediately respond to Insider's requests for comment outside regular business hours.

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