Donald Trump has come under fire for calling on his supporters to “unwind” and “physically fight” the Republican front-runner in the 2024 presidential election.
After being banned from Twitter, Trump, who is an active user of his social media platform Truth Social, reposted messages from supporters he believed suggested violence.
“Then they have to find a way to fight 80,000,000 + it will never happen again. This time people my age will physically fight for him,” from username @freeTX1776 in a Truth Social post.
“What do we have to lose? I will devote the rest of my time on this planet to that. And I know many others who feel the same way. Got 6 and we’re locked and loaded.
Trump, who has been investigated by a House committee for more than 18 months for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots, has been accused of being a “central cause.”
After he told his more than 80 million Twitter followers to come to Washington on the day Congress loses to Joe Biden in the 2020 election to make its final decision, his supporters descended on the Capitol to hear the events of the day. wrote that it would be “wild”.
The twice-impeached president has been accused by social media celebrities of amplifying messages suggesting a return to the Jan. 6 riots.
Former Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger, who was one of two Republicans on the Democratic-led Jan. 6 selection committee, said it was even legal to endorse this for a presidential candidate. I asked if there was
“This is crazy. Is it even legal to invite this sort of thing?” said Kinzinger, 44, a staunch Trump critic.
Former FBI agent Peter Strock shared a screenshot of Trump re-sharing the post on Twitter, apparently sarcastically “a normal sign of a working democracy.” said.
He cited Trump’s latest comments in which he said he trusted Russian President Vladimir Putin more than his own director of national intelligence.
In response to Mr Kinzinger, attorney Harris Peskin said he was stunned. I didn’t see it coming! What a twist!”
The official Lincoln Project Twitter handle said: Trump is gearing up for another attack on January 6th. Show this to anyone who doesn’t take seriously the existential threat MAGA poses to our democracy.