Worried about arrested, calls for protest
Former US President, Donald Trump claimed that he may get arrested and he issued an extraordinary call for his supporters to protest as a New York grand jury investigates hush money payments to women who alleged sexual encounters with the former president.
Trump express his concern through social media accounts. Even as Trump’s lawyer and spokesperson said there had been no communication from prosecutors. His message seemed designed to preempt a formal announcement from prosecutors and to galvanize outrage from his base of supporters in advance of widely anticipated charges.
Within hours, his campaign was sending fundraising solicitations to his supporters, while influential Republicans in Congress and even some declared and potential rival candidates issued statements in his defense.