Mary Trump, the estranged niece of former President Donald Trump, has expressed her concerns about the potential threat to him amid his ongoing legal battles. Trump is running in the Republican 2024 presidential primary to set up a potential rematch against President Joe Biden. Trump’s estranged niece frequently takes to social media to broadcast her opposition to her uncle and provides insight into his psyche during a new episode of The Nerd Avengers podcast.
During the podcast, Trump is “seriously being threatened for the first time in his life, from a financial, legal, and existential perspective.” She believes that the worst thing that could happen to Trump is to face the reality about who he is, which he knows deep down and cannot allow to break through to his consciousness. Trump has lived his entire life in fear of being viewed as a failure by his family, which she says explains his “lashing out.”
In addition to the New York ruling, Trump has been indicted in four criminal cases. He is facing charges in two federal cases, one surrounding the January 6, 2021, riot at the United States Capitol building and the other related to classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate. New York prosecutors charged him in relation to an alleged hush money payment he made to adult film star Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential campaign, and an Atlanta-area grand jury indicted him on charges stemming from an investigation into his alleged attempts at overturning Georgia’s 2020 presidential election results.
Trump maintains his innocence in each criminal case and has accused prosecutors of targeting him for political purposes, such as weakening his presidential campaign.