Trump Says His Arrest Is Imminent, and, Echoing Jan. 6, Calls for Protests

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Elon Musk says Trump will win by a LANDSLIDE in 2024 if Manhattan DA arrests him Tuesday, as Republicans claim rumored indictment is plot to kill ex-president’s re-election hopes

Trump, 76, said he will be arrested on Tuesday over claims he paid porn star Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about their alleged affair
Tesla CEO responded by claiming move will get former president re-elected
Republican Marjorie Taylor Green also commented, saying she believes Trump will ‘ultimately win even bigger than he is already going to’

Republican Marjorie Taylor Green also commented on the announcement, saying Trump will ‘ultimately win even bigger than he is already going to’.

She said Republicans who do not support the former president will be ‘exposed’ and ‘remembered, scorned and punished’ by the party.

The Georgia Rep added: ‘Biden’s DOJ is coordinating with the Democrat Manhattan DA to arrest Donald Trump, the top Republican Presidential candidate for 2024, and charge him with a fake outdated misdemeanor charge.’

Many Republicans believe the rumored indictment is a plot to kill the former president’s re-election hopes – but some believe it will help him win despite calls for him to withdraw from the 2024 race if he is indicted.

Earlier this week lawyer Alan Dershowitz said indicting the former president would be ‘targeted injustice’ by the Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg.

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And the soap opera goes on.


A note sent out by a member of our Reading and Legislative Group this morning who’s a retired Constitutional Attorney works right into this. Per his comments & I paraphrase and the videos below, he said, “I bet Pence is surprised but not for the BS he said in these interviews”.

Any judge who would prosecute Trump for a misdemeanor that’s a settled case, turned into a felony for indictment purposes would have to be under enormous threat of some kind. The judge, himself/herself could be charged and tried for Prosecutorial Misconduct. (Clinton’s payment of $850K to Paula Jones, without consequences comes to mind. No prosecution there.)

We will know more if Trump remarkably slips the noose and doesn’t end up arrested on Tuesday; then it’s all a lie in the first place, either by MSM or by Trump. For Trump to put out a post calling for a protest is just nuts. I wouldn’t want someone like him leading Our Country. Remember that Trump has been a life-long Democrat and since USMCA was passed into Law, it tells me he’s possibly playing games with The People and not just other politicians. - End of comment

He said my hypothesis of muddying the Republican Party with all the Trump/DeSantis/Pence garbage does indeed make The People ripe for electing a moderate Democrat, should one declare. Regarding Texas, in particular, it’s entirely possible that given enough grief by this bunch and the influx of people from liberal States, 2024 could turn Texas ‘blue’ again. Most people either don’t know, or, have forgotten that Texas was a Democrat voting State from 1845 to 1980 when Reagan was elected. It’s unlikely to be RFK Jr. running on Dem ticket as he’s too ‘radical’ and not a part of their policies; he’d have to run as an Independent.

If someone along the lines of a Joe Manchin were to throw his hat into the ring, he could win. Even if Manchin doesn’t declare, I think he’s going to have a very large role in The Democratic Party going forward.


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Along with the Equinox ceremonies…

Hmm. Situation and story already changing…

Well the other side is only trying to get even over what was done to Spitzer, fast tracked as the first Jewish president. He too had hooker connections.

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I want someone to point to the video where Trump is saying that he WANTS a protest. If it was written somewhere on the internet, then the Ukrainians are beating the tar out of Russia, too.


They want to arrest someone who paid a blackmail demand? Who’s the real criminal?
The hooker who was paid in full for services rendered, then demanded more money later or she would release her client list? That shows a lack of integrity in a very old profession😉, course “all’s fair in love, politics and war.”

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Waiting… Wonder the timing?

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Despite Trump’s calls for protests, few efforts emerge, as supporters worry: ‘It’s a trap’


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Will Carless, USA TODAY

Tue, March 21, 2023 at 9:02 AM CDT



So ended two posts from former President Donald Trump, who has been posting incessantly — often in all caps — on his Truth Social page for the last few days. The messages have been flowing ever since Trump announced on Saturday that he believes he will be arrested in New York on Tuesday.

But while the former president calls on his supporters to gather in protest at his prosecution, that message seems to be falling on deaf — or at least unwilling — ears. Three days after Trump’s desperate pleas, online support for public protests remains unfocused, disorganized and muted, according to experts who monitor far-right extremists online.

Rather than organizing protests, prominent Trump supporters online are instead driving a different narrative: That any public events are a “trap” set by law enforcement, and that attending any events will be counterproductive and will likely result in protesters being arrested.

That reaction fits a pattern, experts say: Broadly, extremist movements are often whipsawed, with aggressive activity followed by pushback from law enforcement, resulting in withdrawal as remaining followers grow paranoid.

The Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol, which was preceded by a call to action at a Trump rally, has led to nearly 1,000 prosecutions. That offers even the most ardent supporter tangible evidence that pro-Trump fervor can lead to jail time — even as some conspiracy theorists continue to claim those Jan. 6 rioters were somehow framed.

And unlike Jan. 6, details on this latest rallying cry are scant. With no known time and place for a Trump arrest — and the possibility that he won’t even be arrested, that his call to action is some kind of ruse — there remains no central target for his supporters this time around.

“We’re seeing folks cautioning people about engaging in protests out of fear that it’s a trap by the government,” said Oren Segal, Vice President, of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism. “We’re also seeing some people urging people to protest despite that risk, with some calls for violence. But overall, there is no sort of cohesive movement in terms of where these protests should happen.”

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In this file photo taken on Feb. 26, 2022, former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2022 (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida. - Trump said he expects to be “arrested” on March 21, 2023, over hush money allegedly paid to a porn star before the 2016 election and urged Americans to protest. Citing a “leak” from the Manhattan district attorney’s office, Trump wrote on his Truth Social platform on March 18, 2023: “Leading Republican candidate & former President of the United States of America will be arrested on Tuesday of next week. Protest, take our nation back!”


Will you protest? Many say no

In one pro-Trump channel on the encrypted messaging service Telegram devoted to the QAnon conspiracy, a moderator asked the channel’s 212,000 subscribers whether they would protest if Trump is arrested Tuesday. Overwhelmingly, the comments in response — almost 2,000 of them — were in the negative.

“There is no point in playing into their hands. The rioters will be paid bad actors not Trump supporters. We know what is coming,” wrote one user.

On Trump’s social media site, Truth Social, British far-right provocateur Paul Joseph Watson polled his 218,000 followers with the question: “Is the potential protest against Trump being arrested a J6-style trap?”

Of the 1,580 responses, 85% voted “Yes.”

And on Twitter, Ali Alexander, one of the main pushers of the “Stop The Steal” movement, which claimed the 2020 election was actually won by Trump, warned his more than 175,00 followers:

“If you protest in New York City, you will be in the single most hostile jurisdiction in the United States. There is no law and order. You have no liberty or rights there. You will be jailed or worse.”


‘It’s a trap’ becomes a theme

The notion that pro-Trump protests are traps laid by law enforcement has been around for years, said Megan Squire, deputy director for data analytics at the Southern Poverty Law Center. But in the last few days, that narrative has dominated online discussion about whether to come out in public and support Trump if he is arrested, she said.

Squire said she has started a research folder called “It’s a trap” where she is storing screen-shot examples of this messaging she finds online. The sense of paranoia among these Trump supporters echoes the concerns felt by white supremacists in the months after the deadly Charlottesville rally in 2017, Squire said. Online, people are being extremely cautious about what they say, and what they plan, she said.

“It’s the natural thing. It’s the thing they always do,” Squire said. “They get in trouble, they get looked at, they get scrutinized, they get horrible media attention, a lot of legal attention, and they say the thing that pops into their head, which is ‘Retreat. Go back into your mom’s basement and don’t come out.’”

No central focus for protests

Complicating the efforts of any Trump supporters who do wish to protest in support of him is a lack of any central focus for their movement.

On Jan. 6, 2021, the tens of thousands of Trump supporters who traveled to Washington D.C. had a clear target: The U.S. Capitol, where the 2020 election results were being certified.

The latest call to action lacks the same clear goal. This time around, it’s unclear whether to envision a protest attempting to stop the work of investigators in New York, prevent an arrest Trump’s home in Florida, or take action somewhere else.

By Monday evening, protests had been announced for locations ranging from the parking lot of an In-n-Out burger restaurant in Orange County, California, to a location to be defined in New York City. But none of these events appeared to be attracting enough attention to draw large crowds, experts said.

A makeshift memorial forms for victims outside Walmart, near the scene of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, in 2019.

The biggest fear: Individual or small groups of extremists

Experts who monitor extremism cautioned that the biggest danger to public safety that could come out of Trump’s escalating rhetoric probably doesn’t involve large crowds of protestors. Far more concerning are small groups, or individual domestic terrorists who might be inspired to take action by Trump’s call for protests, they said.

That’s happened before.

After Trump made several fiery speeches about an “invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border, a far-right extremist killed 23 people in an El Paso WalMart. After the FBI raided Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate and Trump railed online about the bureau, a man attacked the FBI’s Cincinnati field office with a rifle and another man was arrested after an armed stand-off for threatening FBI agents on social media.

With the Charlottesville rally and Jan. 6 being obvious outliers, protests — even those held by far-right extremists — aren’t usually where Americans are injured or killed by individual domestic terrorists. That usually happens in attacks driven by escalating political rhetoric, and that’s what worries experts like Segal.

“I’m more concerned about a Nancy Pelosi-husband-style attack,” he said, referring to the October attack on Senator Pelosi’s husband Paul by a man wielding a hammer. “I’m more concerned about a Pittsburgh or El Paso style attack than I am about some organized protests that leads to violence.”

Who is “We”? Who will be the judge of who is corrupt and who is not corrupt? Congress doesn’t even get mentioned until min. 2:00.

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How about the traitors influenced and paid off by the Chinese Communist Party, the Leftist “progressive” tree hugging commies of the Democratic Party, Rinos and the deep state for starters? Are they corrupt enough for you?

Tomorrow? How about Thursday? Friday? Hmm.

In what respect do you list these groups?
Are they the judges or the judged? You did not specify.
I still ask the question, “Who is ‘We’?”

To be cleaned out, what did you think, my friend?

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It doesn’t answer the question regarding ‘We’. He didn’t say, “You and I”.
Trump is someone who, even during his bombastic tirades, is very particular with his words, though it doesn’t seem like it. For all intents and purposes, he’s an actor.
I just leave this for each person to consider.

Aside from the fact that the proceedings stem from a highly political desire to neutralize Trump’s influence and demonize him further, one might wonder if there are “special events” planned outside the courthouse that are designed to further vilify and demonize Trump supporters…

Posted earlier today is article that says Trump supporters think ‘protests’ are a trap.

There should be an awards show the end of 2023 for best use of propaganda and hijinks.

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