Reports began circulating late last week that former President Donald Trump would be indicted and arrested in the near future over alleged "hush money" payments made during his 2016 campaign for President.

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn), who endorsed Trump's 2024 re-election bid in November, told Business Insider on Thursday that news of a possible indictment "won't change anything for me."

"He gets indicted every time he flies over a state," Tuberville told the outlet. "They've been after him, the media has been after him, ever since he's been running, and it won't change anything for me. I mean, it's — we got a lot more problems than that."

According to multiple reports, the possible indictment stems from alleged hush money payments made by Michael Cohen, one of Trump's former attorneys, to Stormy Daniels during Trump's 2016 run. The payments were reimbursed by Trump, according to Fox News.

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) said on social media on Saturday about the potential arrest: "Democrats spent the last seven years telling us President Trump is a threat to our democracy, yet they are the ones repeatedly using sham accusations to try and put their chief political rival behind bars." 

"This threat to arrest President Trump is just another example of the government weaponizing against the American people," Moore said. "It is a disgrace to our nation, and we must stand against the radical left politicians abusing our justice system to influence elections."

Daniels, a porn star, reportedly met with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office last week.

Joyce White Vance, a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama from 2009 to 2017, told USA Today that "Daniels' testimony can help jurors understand what Trump had to hide and the political motive for securing her silence just ahead of the election."

Trump posted on Truth Social Saturday saying the accusations against him were "BASED ON AN OLD & FULLY DEBUNKED (BY NUMEROUS OTHER PROSECUTORS!) FAIRYTALE."

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