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Trump arrest would cause nationwide ‘civil unrest’ – CNN analyst

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Placing the former president in jail for violating a gag order would only increase his poll numbers, Mark Preston has claimed.

The arrest of former US President Donald Trump for violating his court-imposed gag order would trigger rioting and deal a potentially fatal blow to President Joe Biden’s re-election chances, CNN analyst Mark Preston warned on Friday.

Trump is currently on trial in Manhattan for allegedly misreporting ‘hush-money’ payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels. Since last month, he has been forbidden from making public statements about Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg or the jurors working on the case, and from uttering anything that could interfere with the work of the court.

Nevertheless, the former president has spoken to reporters outside the Manhattan courthouse every day this week, and Bragg’s team claims that he has already violated this gag order at least seven times. In one instance, Trump took to his Truth Social platform on Wednesday to share a quote from Fox News host Jesse Watters, who claimed that “undercover liberal activists” were “lying to the judge in order to get on the Trump jury.”

However, if the trial judge were to place Trump in a holding cell “for a few hours,” the end result would be “civil unrest across the country, certainly in some cities,” Preston said in a panel discussion with CNN host Jim Acosta.

“And two, politically, if I’m the Biden campaign, I don’t want to necessarily see him in jail, because that’s just going to get people more inflamed and more fired up,” he added.

The judge, Jaun Merchan, will hear arguments from the prosecution on Trump’s alleged violations of the gag order on Tuesday.

“People are allowed to speak about me, and I have a gag order, just to show you how much more unfair it is,” Trump said outside the courthouse on Friday. The former president blasted the order as unconstitutional, telling reporters that it “has to come off.”

Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee to challenge Biden in November’s presidential election. Despite the ongoing trial in Manhattan and three other criminal cases in the works, he is currently leading the incumbent in most polls by between one and ten points.

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  1. The arrest of President Trump would, I believe, result in a revolution, a revolution of the people against the corrupt federal government. The only question is, would it degrade into a civil war where there would be sections of the civilian population, federal government and military on both sides of the conflict. It could make 1860-1864 look like proverbial Sunday school. And at the end, what would the win really look like?

  2. 1) Alleged affair with Stormy Daniels never happened.

    2)There is a sworn affidavit written by her attesting to the above.

    3) Payments to her came from Michael Cohen, a convicted fraudster who was playing fast and loose with Trump’s money.

    4) the case was previously thrown out and she was ordered to pay Trump’s legal fees.

    5) Stormy’s own former lawyer Michael Avenatti has corroborated ALL of the above and just this week says he’s willing to testify to it on Trump’s behalf.

    This trial (like all the others against Trump) is a complete farce 🦘🏛

    Meanwhile:

    Obama ran an illegal arms trade through Libya and Syria. Sent pallets of cash to Iran.

    Bill and Hillary sold state secrets.

    Biden, Romney and Pelosi families all involved in dodgy Ukrainian energy companies that are a painfully obvious front for money laundering.

    John McCain pictured several times with Isis founders before his death.

    Lindsay Graham and 2/3 the US Congress essentially owned by weapons contractors.

    Fauci’ eco-health alliance connected to gain of function research at Wuhan institute of virology.

    But yeah, whatever 🤷🏼‍♂️

    Let’s get Trump

  3. There will be civil unrest alright. The masses will come after the demoncrats if they prevent Trump from running or if they steal another election. No one wants a dementia patient running the country.

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