Posted 8 days ago
Prominent media figures took to Twitter to vent their anxiety over former President Donald Trump calling on Americans to protest his potential arrest and "take our country back."
Many pundits associated Trump’s message, which he put out over Truth Social, as a call to violence and more "January 6 talk," referencing the Capitol riot that happened in January 2021.
The former President put out a lengthy Truth Social message decrying the news that the New York DA is likely to arrest him next week. Reports have indicated that Trump is could be indicted over hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels he made while he was a presidential candidate in 2016.
After speaking with a court source, Fox News Digital reported Friday that Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's office is planning to meet "with law enforcement to ‘discuss logistics for some time next week, which would mean that they are anticipating an indictment next week.’"
Trump ripped into the news in an indignant, all-caps post Saturday morning, during which he also acknowledged he might very well be detained.
He wrote, "NOW ILLEGAL LEAKS FROM A CORRUPT & HIGHLY POLITICAL MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE, WHICH HAS ALLOWED NEW RECORDS TO BE SET IN VIOLENT CRIME & WHOSE LEADER IS FUNDED BY GEORGE SOROS, INDICATE THAT, WITH NO CRIME BEING ABLE TO BE PROVEN, & BASED ON AN OLD & FULLY DEBUNKED (BY NUMEROUS OTHER PROSECUTORS!) FAIRYTALE, THE FAR & AWAY LEADING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE & FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK. PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!"
Journalists fixated on Trump’s last phrase about protesting and taking back the nation, claiming this was clearly a push for civil unrest.... (Read more)