Trump calls for protests of what he claims is his imminent arrest

March 18, 2023

Secret Service officials were caught by surprise on Saturday morning by Trump’s posting predicting a Tuesday arrest, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions who was granted anonymity to discuss sensitive planning. “Patriot — With the Deep State gunning for President Trump with phony witch hunts like never before, we had to be sure you saw the *private and secure* message he wrote for YOU. AdvertisementAli Alexander, an organizer of “Stop the Steal” rallies, seemed to be backing away from Trump’s calls in a posting on Twitter in response to Trump’s posting. Advisers have said Trump has been focused on the investigations intently in recent months and has long dreaded a potential arrest or indictment. After posting on Truth Social, Trump was said to be golfing on Saturday at his club in Jupiter, Fla.GiftOutline Gift Article