Former U.S. President Donald Trump calls for protests to “Take Our Nation Back” amid claims of imminent arrest on Tuesday

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18th March 2023 – (Washington) In a fiery online tirade, former U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed that he will be arrested on Tuesday and has called for protests to “take our nation back.” Trump’s all-caps message on his Truth Social page was aimed at the “corrupt & highly political Manhattan district attorney’s office,” which is believed to be pursuing charges against him over a payment made to adult film star Stormy Daniels in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.

Trump and his legal team are reportedly preparing for the possibility of imminent charges being brought against him by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. While Mr Trump has not provided details on why he expects to be indicted, sources close to the former president suggest that he believes the charges are politically motivated, with Mr Trump privately complaining that he is being targeted because the district attorney “hates him”.

Despite this, Trump is said to be preparing to present himself in Manhattan following any formal charges and has even expressed an interest in making a speech after, although it remains unclear whether he will actually follow through on this. As the situation unfolds, many are watching with interest to see what the next steps will be in this ongoing legal drama.

The former President’s alarming pronouncement has come under intense scrutiny, with reports suggesting that law enforcement authorities in New York are preparing for the possibility of civil unrest, should Trump be held accountable for his alleged actions. Trump’s call for “protest” is seen by some as a deliberate attempt to inflame tensions, and echoes his earlier call for supporters to descend on Washington DC in January 2021.

The events of that fateful day saw a violent mob storm the Capitol in an effort to overturn the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory. Trump was subsequently impeached twice for his role in inciting the insurrection.

Despite his bold claims, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has not yet confirmed that Trump will be charged in connection with the hush-money scandal, or any other matter. Nevertheless, the ongoing investigation is one of several potential legal challenges facing the former President. Prosecutors in Fulton County, Georgia, are also reportedly considering charges, while two separate federal investigations led by a Department of Justice special counsel, Jack Smith, are ongoing.

The situation remains highly charged, and as the countdown to Tuesday continues, tension in the United States is palpable. With Trump’s rhetoric continuing to fuel division and controversy, the outcome of this latest chapter in his tumultuous career remains uncertain.