Our book, Divided We Stand, looks at the 2020 election and the January 6 insurrection. Some Republican leaders -- and a measurable number of rank-and-file voters -- are open to violent rebellion, coups, and secession. Trump posted a picture of himself holding a baseball bat, right next to a picture of DA Bragg.
Donald Trump says that it would be "very dangerous" for Jack Smith to put him in jail because of his "passionate" supporters. pic.twitter.com/DsWNbRMWZR— Republican Accountability (@AccountableGOP) July 20, 2023
Alex Griffing at Mediaite:
Trump Truth Social post: “If you f*ck around with us, if you do something bad to us, we are going to do things to you that have never been done before.” pic.twitter.com/YzAB8HQ4Jx— Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) July 20, 2023
The quote from the 9-second clip was reported on October 2020 by the Washington Post’s Paul Farhi, who included it in a roundup of a two-day media blitz by Trump.
Farhi reported Trump made the remark on Rush Limbaugh’s radio show in the context of talking about Iran.