FACT CHECK: No, Donald Trump Did Not Make A Post Promising To Make Aileen Cannon A Supreme Court Justice
A photo shared on Facebook allegedly shows a Truth Social post from former President Donald Trump about making U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon a Supreme Court Justice.
This is not a genuine Truth Social post from Trump. It cannot be found on his Truth Social account or in any credible news reports.
An online petition to remove Cannon from Trump’s court case has gained traction online with over 43,000 signatures, stating that she is “compromised and indebted” to Trump, according to Newsweek. Cannon has faced criticism for stating that Trump’s trial could be delayed past its initial start date of May 20, the outlet reported.
The post purports Former President Donald Trump stated he would make Cannon a Supreme Court justice if reelected. The post shares a headshot of Cannon smiling.
The alleged post reads, “Judge Cannon, a great patriot and fine judge, made an excellent decision in our case against CORRUPT AND LOONEY JACK SMITH and his dirty tactics. Not since KING DAVID has a Judge adjudicated a more Wise Decision! When I win (AGAIN – I NEVER LOST) I will make Judge Cannon a SUPREME COURT JUSTICE as soon as a vacancy is made. I will remake the SUPREME COURT so that these WITCH HUNTS by CORRUPT MEN will never happen again in our Great Country! MAGA.”
There is no evidence for this claim, however. The alleged announcement cannot be found on Trump’s Truth Social account or his website. Likewise, there are no credible news reports about Trump stating an intention to make Cannon a Supreme Court justice. (RELATED: Has Aileen Cannon ‘Officially Dismissed Herself’ From Donald Trump’s Classified Documents Case?)
Check Your Fact reached out to a Trump spokesperson for comment and will update this piece accordingly if one is received.