Former President Donald Trump shared a menacing new video on his Truth Social account on Thursday wherein he guarantees to “do things that have never been done before” to individuals who “f*** around with us.”
The video, produced by MAGA.com, options audio of the previous president’s look on the late Rush Limbaugh’s radio present three years in the past. During that look, Mr Trump was discussing Iran. Now, with Mr Trump set to face one other federal indictment over his makes an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, the audio has been repurposed.
The nine-second video incorporates a close-up, black and white picture of Mr Trump’s face set to ominous music and Mr Trump saying, “If you f*** around with us, if you do something bad to us, we are going to do things to you that have never been done before.”
MAGA.com captioned its publish that includes the video with the phrases, “We aren’t afraid of them.”
That caption echoed feedback Mr Trump made throughout a city corridor on Fox News.
“They feel, I guess, they want to try to demean, diminish, and frighten people, but they don’t frighten us, because we’re going to Make America Great Again,” Mr Trump mentioned.
On social media, nonetheless, Mr Trump has reacted with anger to information that he’s a goal of a federal investigation into efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election and has to determine whether or not to look earlier than a grand jury. Mr Trump has already been indicted in New York for allegedly falsifying enterprise data as a part of a hush cash fee scheme and is beneath federal indictment in Florida for allegedly mishandling categorised paperwork.
But regardless of his mounting authorized issues, Mr Trump continues to run and lead the race for the Republican nomination for president. Mr Trump has led latest nationwide polls of the race by greater than 25 factors, and likewise has a commanding lead in early major states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
Mr Trump’s attorneys have tried to delay a lot of his authorized proceedings till after subsequent yr’s election, at which level he or one other Republican could also be able to squash the Department of Justice-led investigations and defend him from prosecution totally.
It stays to be seen, nonetheless, whether or not judges throughout the nation will probably be keen to delay doable trials that might take Mr Trump away from the marketing campaign path and make one thing like his alleged try and subvert democracy the centre of nationwide consideration. For now, the previous president and lots of of his supporters are adopting a defiant tone.