The Jan. 6 arrests and jail time message has gotten thru to Donald Trump supporters….
All his threats that ‘things would happen’ with him getting booked for arrest on the Federal level rings hallow….
The Biggest crowd in front of the Wash. D.C. Court House is the media….
As Donald Trump prepares to be arraigned for federal charges of attempting to overturn the 2020 election on Thursday afternoon, only a sliver of supporters showed up early to greet him outside the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse in Washington, D.C.
As of noon Thursday, roughly a dozen supporters of the former president were outside the courthouse, brandishing Trump 2024 flags and wearing red hats. On the street, cars passed by carrying the same banners of support. About the same number of counterprotesters appeared as well, some holding signs that read “Lock Him Up.”
But the largest presence by far was the group that Trump has continued to attack as one of his biggest enemies: the press, whose crews and cameras from all different outlets and languages lined by the hundreds around the building.
The former president is expected to be formally charged at 4 p.m. He will be taken into custody, but plans to plead not guilty.
Around the Washington courthouse, the loudest sounds came from cars passing in traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue and chatter among members of the press. Journalists had begun lining up on Wednesday night to cover the historic moment. Outside one corner of the courthouse, a man showed up with two bullhorns to preach about Jesus….
The relative quiet contrasted from 939 days ago, when thousands of the former president’s supporters had stormed the U.S. Capitol — visible from the front door of the courthouse. Thursday morning was also so far a divergence from the circuslike atmospheres outside of his earlier two arraignments in New York in April and Miami in June, when hundreds from Trump’s base flooded the cities…..
The media again has helo’s following the Trump motorcade to Newark Airport and From Regan Airport to the courthouse while talking heads babble on…..