Recently, former President Donald Trump shared his thoughts on being booked at Georgia’s Fulton County Jail. He called the experience “terrible” and said he had never heard the term “mugshot” until having his own taken. Trump was charged with attempting to rig Georgia’s 2020 election results, making him the first sitting or past US president to have his mugshot taken.

Trump discussed his thoughts about his brief stay in jail in an interview with Newsmax presenter Greg Kelly. He said that while he was treated well, he found the experience upsetting. “I came in and was treated very nicely, but it is what it is,” he said. I made a mug photo. I was unfamiliar with the term “mugshot.” That is something I was not taught at the Wharton School of Finance.”

Trump was indicted on 13 counts, including conspiracy, racketeering, making false statements, and requesting that a public person break their oath of office. This led to his detention. He was freed on a $200,000 bond and consented to a number of conditions, such as posting no more than official court records and witness and co-defendant images.

Trump defended his innocence and denounced the continuing legal measures against him in spite of his legal issues. He described the encounter as a tactic to exhaust him, saying, “It’s simply one thing after the next. They would never aim to tire you out, yet that is what they want to accomplish. They’re doing just the most horrific thing, and I’ve never seen anything like that,” the speaker continued. This nation is in the Third World.”

Trump posted a link to his 2024 presidential campaign website on X, the former name of Twitter, along with his stern-faced mugshot. “Election interference” and “Never surrender!” were written in the caption.

It is not Trump’s first court case of the year, despite the indictment. He is charged with several crimes, including federal cases pertaining to his purported attempts to rig the 2020 election and other accusations concerning his Florida residence, Mar-a-Lago. Trump continues to be a significant player in US politics, especially among the Republican Party, despite the legal obstacles.