True to his style, capable of stirring up the calm waters of a Saturday morning in the United States with a simple message on a social network, Donald Trump has woken up saying without providing evidence that he would be arrested on Tuesday, for which He calls on his followers to protest in order to “reclaim” the nation.
The former president did so in an angry all-caps post on his platform Truth Social, which according to internet etiquette is the equivalent of shouting. In it, he criticized the “corrupt and overly politicized Manhattan District Attorney’s Office”. Trump wrote that message a day after it surfaced that District Attorney Alvin Bragg would likely file charges against him for a secret money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels that the White House allegedly made to buy her silence ahead of the 2016 election. was brought in.
The post tells its nearly five million followers: “Illegal leaks from the office of a corrupt and highly political Manhattan district attorney, who has set new records in violent crime and is funded by leader (el millonario) George Soros, indicate that, no wrongdoing to prove, and based on an old and completely debunked (by many other prosecutors!) fairy tale, the best ranked Republican candidate ever (a las elecciones presidenciales de 2024 ) and the former President of the United States will be arrested on Tuesday of next week. Resist, take back our country!
The rhetoric of the message is unmistakably Trumpian, with circling of subordinate phrases, annacolts, use of capital letters, the use of Soros, one of his favorite ghosts, or referring to himself in the third person. And it is inescapable to hear echoes of his calls ahead of the January 6, 2021 uprising that led to the attack on the Capitol in a protest call launched against his followers.
This week, CNN has reported on meetings between various local, state and federal agencies in New York on how to prepare for a possible impeachment by Trump.
and daily the new York Times The former president has been given an opportunity to appear before a Manhattan grand jury next week, citing four unnamed sources with knowledge of the Stormy Daniels case on Thursday. A spokeswoman for the Manhattan district attorney and the attorneys representing Trump both declined to comment. At the moment, neither of the two parties have registered any response to the message received on Saturday.
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Daniels says she had a sexual relationship with Trump and received $130,000 in the final days of the 2016 presidential campaign in exchange for her silence. He has always denied that there was any such relationship.
Trump also laid the groundwork this Saturday with another message two hours earlier, Truth Social and in large letters, which read: “Our country is now a third world country and it is dying. The American Dream Is Dead! Radical left wing anarchists have stolen our presidential election and with them the heart of our country. American patriots are being rounded up and caged like animals, while leftist criminals and thugs are allowed to roam the streets to kill and burn with impunity. Millions of them (de immigrants) are flooding (Estados Unidos) across our open borders, many coming from prisons and mental institutions. Crime and inflation are destroying our way of life…”
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