- The NYPD has erected steel barricades outside Trump Tower in New York City.
- Police officers were also seen stationed outside Trump Tower, according to the Associated Press.
- The city is gearing up for a possible Trump indictment in Manhattan.
The New York City Police have stepped up security outside Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. This is an early sign that New York City is preparing for protests if Donald Trump and his predecessor Trump are indicted.
a Video from Associated Press It showed iron barricades rising in front of the gilded doors of Trump Tower on Tuesday. The video also showed him NYPD officers stationed in front of the barricade.
The NYPD did not immediately respond to insider questions about how many officers were stationed outside the facility or whether the department had received threats of violence.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is investigating whether Trump paid adult film actress Stormy Daniels to violate New York election and document laws.
On Monday, police set up a similar steel barricade outside the Manhattan Criminal Court where Trump could be charged. Per Politico.
On Saturday, Trump posted a baseless claim on his Truth Social account that he would be arrested Tuesday and called on his supporters to protest on his behalf. I didn’t.
“Protest and take back our country!” Trump wrote to true social On Saturday, he repeated his own rhetoric before the Capitol riots.
Bragg told employees that he would be protected from threats to the prosecutor’s office.
A spokesperson for Bragg told Insider on Monday, “We will not be intimidated by attempts to undermine the judicial process, nor will we discourage the fair application of the law with baseless accusations.”
If indicted, Trump could face up to four years in prison.