The New York Times reports:
He would be fingerprinted. He would be photographed. He could even be handcuffed. And if Donald J. Trump is indicted by a Manhattan grand jury in the days ahead for his role in a hush money payment to a porn star, the former president of the United States of America will be read the standard Miranda warning: He will be told that he has the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney.
These are among the routine steps for felony arrests in New York. But the unprecedented arrest of a former commander in chief — one whose devoted supporters once staged a violent attack on the Capitol — will be anything but routine. On Twitter, the far-right influencer Jack Posobiec called for Mr. Trump’s supporters to launch a “MAGA strike” and withdraw their money from banks en masse in an apparent effort to harm the financial system.
Read the full article. The piece notes that “far darker messages” are being posted on pro-Trump forums. Later today the extremist New York Young Republicans Club claims that they’ll hold a rally in downtown Manhattan. Bypass the paywall above with this gift link.
Ahead of a likely indictment of Donald Trump by a Manhattan grand jury, New York law enforcement officials are making security plans as some of the former president’s supporters signal that they intend to protest.https://t.co/yNThvXHijI
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 20, 2023
CNN showing video of cameras being installed on street poles outside the courthouse in anticipation of possible Trump trouble.
— Lucy (@boohoo2255) March 20, 2023
Jack Posobiec is a Racist POS pic.twitter.com/Jn9NYVkkhf
— Mister Race Bannon (@MrRaceBannon) March 19, 2023
We protest with calling out of work
We protest with truckers not running
We protest with bank runs
And we will win
— No Bailouts Poso 🚫💰 (@JackPosobiec) March 18, 2023