When Donald Trump was first elected, he met with the founder of the mercenary army Blackwater, Erik Prince. The man’s family has long supported conservative politics, and Prince’s sister became the president’s Secretary of Education. Prince asked Trump if he wanted a private military, and the answer was allegedly no.
The campaign website “Army for Trump,” is “Paid for by Donald J. Trump for President, Inc.” On it, his supporters are urged to sign up and help in his reelection. But The Forbes magazine asks a troubling question:
‘[A]s concerns about post-election violence grow, does the provocatively named website have a more troubling purpose?’
‘Video clip shows supporters in a Trump convoy passing through Elon, NC shouting “White power!” two separate times. ACTBAC founder Gary Williamson organized the convoy, which coordinated w/ a Alamance County Young Republicans event’.’
Video clip shows supporters in a Trump convoy passing through Elon, NC shouting “White power!” two separate times. ACTBAC founder Gary Williamson organized the convoy, which coordinated w/ a Alamance County Young Republicans event #Election2020 #ncpol pic.twitter.com/VQo8Hmgkc0
— Triad City Beat (@Triad_City_Beat) September 19, 2020
POTUS has already indicated that he will not accept the outcome of the November election unless he wins. He also publicly says that he wanted his third pick for the Supreme Court so that he will win his lawsuit and his reelection.
Trump consistently has urged violence among his supporters at his rallies. So, it appears that he just might get his own volunteer private army after all.
The Army for Trump site said:
‘Search and use #ArmyForTrump to find and engage fellow supporters. Search and use #LeadRight if you are out in the field, knocking on doors, talking to neighbors, and registering voters for President Trump’s reelection to share what you are up to in the field and how we are expanding our ground game.’
The Washington Post journalist Aaron Black shared the email seeking “campaign support using military recruitment terms” with Forbes:
‘You’ve been identified as one of President Trump’s fiercest and most loyal defenders, and according to your donor file, you’d make an excellent addition to the Trump Army.’
According to Forbes, the site offers limited-edition camouflage hats and fundraising emails:
‘The President wants YOU and every other member of our exclusive Trump Army to have to something to identify yourselves with, and to let everyone know that you are the President’s first line of defense when to come to fighting off the Liberal MOB.’
Senior Editor for The Triad City Beat Jordan Green also posted a tweet about the Trump army:
‘Supporters of @realDonaldTrump shouted “white power” at least twice as a Trump convoy drove past the campus of@elonuniversity in North Carolina earlier today. #Election2020‘
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