Former president and 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump showed he’s still the GOP contender with the most charisma and support from normal people when he greeted a boisterous crowd with his characteristic fist pump when he appeared at the NCAA wrestling championship in Oklahoma on Saturday night, just hours after he announced his imminent arrest.
Arriving at Tulsa’s BOK Center, Trump waded through a huge number of cheering supporters, waving and smiling as he took his seat in the arena and prepared to watch the event while making himself highly visible to the cheering crowd.
In addition to doing his characteristic fist pump and dance, Trump was wearing his classic red tie and dark blue suit. Watch him here:
#NEWSFLASH: FORMER #PresidentTrump has just arrived #BOKCenter in #Tulsa for the #NCAA #WrestlingChampionships & receives a nice welcoming. #TrumpIndictment #Potus45 #DonaldTrump pic.twitter.com/uUy8TndsBR
— Sn00pster (@sn00pdad) March 19, 2023
The visit, and the crowd’s boisterous response to it, came shortly after Trump posted about his imminent arrest on Truth Social, saying:
IT’S TIME!!! WE ARE A NATION IN STEEP DECLINE, BEING LED INTO WORLD WAR III BY A CROOKED POLITICIAN WHO DOESN’T EVEN KNOW HE’S ALIVE, BUT WHO IS SURROUNDED BY EVIL & SINISTER PEOPLE WHO, BASED ON THEIR ACTIONS ON DEFUNDING THE POLICE, DESTROYING OUR MILITARY, OPEN BORDERS, NO VOTER I.D., INFLATION, RAISING TAXES, & MUCH MORE, CAN ONLY HATE OUR NOW FAILING USA. WE JUST CAN’T ALLOW THIS ANYMORE. THEY’RE KILLING OUR NATION AS WE SIT BACK & WATCH. WE MUST SAVE AMERICA!PROTEST, PROTEST, PROTEST!!!
He also said:
OUR NATION IS NOW THIRD WORLD & DYING. THE AMERICAN DREAM IS DEAD! THE RADICAL LEFT ANARCHISTS HAVE STOLLEN OUR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, AND WITH IT, THE HEART OF OUR OUR COUNTRY. AMERICAN PATRIOTS ARE BEING ARRESTED & HELD IN CAPTIVITY LIKE ANIMALS, WHILE CRIMINALS & LEFTIST THUGS ARE ALLOWED TO ROAM THE STREETS, KILLING & BURNING WITH NO RETRIBUTION. MILLIONS ARE FLOODING THROUGH OUR OPEN BOARDERS, MANY FROM PRISONS & MENTAL INSTITUTIONS. CRIME & INFLATION ARE DESTROYING OUR VERY WAY OF LIFE…
NOW ILLEGAL LEAKS FROM A CORRUPT & HIGHLY POLITICAL MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE, WHICH HAS ALLOWED NEW RECORDS TO BE SET IN VIOLENT CRIME & WHOSE LEADER IS FUNDED BY GEORGE SOROS, INDICATE THAT, WITH NO CRIME BEING ABLE TO BE PROVEN, & BASED ON AN OLD & FULLY DEBUNKED (BY NUMEROUS OTHER PROSECUTORS!) FAIRYTALE, THE FAR & AWAY LEADING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE & FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WILL BE ARRESTED ON TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK. PROTEST, TAKE OUR NATION BACK!
The Daily Mail, in its report on Trump’s appearance at the NCAA wrestling event, noted that some supporters of the former president and 2024 candidate took his call literally and showed up at Mar-a-Lago to show their support for him as the Manhattan DA prepares to arrest him, saying:
Pictures from the arena show a calm and collected former U.S. president despite the firestorm which has erupted since his TruthSocial posts.
Outside the arena, another fight was taking shape, with Trump supporters holding flags with his name emblazoned on them.
Supporters took Trumps call of action and also descended outside Mar-a-Lago resort to show their dedicated support.
The president looked cool, calm, and collected at the wrestling championship despite the likely imminent arrest and his calls for protest over it.
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