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New York City Mayor Says Rikers Island Jail Ready to Receive Trump Should He Be Imprisoned for Another Violation of Silence Order

New York City Mayor Says Rikers Island Jail Ready to Receive Trump Should He Be Imprisoned for Another Violation of Silence Order

If the former president Donald Trump is imprisoned for violating the order of silence imposed on him by the judge Juan MerchanNew York City’s prison system will be ready for him, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Tuesday at a weekly news conference at City Hall. Adams said city officials were “prepared for anything that could happen at Rikers Island” and confirmed that he had had discussions with the Department of Correction about the possibility that Trump could be sent to the facility.