Trump’s plans and rhetoric suggest a second term would represent one of the darkest chapters of American life—one that looks increasingly likely as polls show Trump in a toss-up race with President Joe Biden.
Trump posts on his Truth Social platform dozens of times a day and his messages there are becoming increasingly angry, violent, and dark, suggesting a second term in the White House could be even more extreme than his first.
In recent months, Donald Trump has called for the execution of a US military official, mocked the assault of an 83-year-old man, used rhetoric that echoes Hitler’s Mein Kampf, and verbally attacked prosecutors and judges.
Former president Donald Trump has been indicted on 91 charges–so far–on both the state and federal level. These charges include conspiracy, obstruction, willful retention of national defense information, and more.
Trump is expected to face chargers over his effort to overturn the 2020 election—a ploy that if successful, would have effectively ended America's 200-plus year experiment in democracy and caused a constitutional crisis in the most powerful country in the world.