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‘It will be a much different scene!’ President Trump says to potential protesters at Tulsa rally

President Donald Trump posted a tweet Friday morning, appearing to warn those planning to protest or disrupt his rally in Oklahoma, that, ‘It will be a much different scene.”

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President Donald Trump posted a tweet Friday morning, appearing to warn those planning to protest or disrupt his rally in Oklahoma, that, “It will be a much different scene.”

“Any protesters, anarchists, agitators, looters or lowlifes who are going to Oklahoma please understand, you will not be treated like you have been in New York, Seattle, or Minneapolis. It will be a much different scene,” the president said in a tweet on his official Twitter account.

The president’s “Make America Great Again” rally is set to take place at 7 p.m. CT Saturday at the BOK Center.

According to Tulsa police, Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum signed an executive order, placing a curfew around the site of the rally, which will be free of vehicles and pedestrian traffic, starting Thursday night at 10 p.m. and will be in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday. After the rally, there is a continued curfew from Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday.

“I have received information from the Tulsa Police Department and other law enforcement agencies that shows that individuals from organized groups who have been involved in destructive and violent behavior in other States are planning to travel to the City of Tulsa for purposes of causing unrest in and around the rally,” Bynum said in his order.

Trump said in a tweet on Friday afternoon that the curfew is no longer in effect.

In addition, as many as 250 Oklahoma Army National Guard soldiers are being activated to help provide security during the rally.

Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin said the guardsmen will be used as a “force multiplier” to help secure safety zones around the downtown BOK Center where the rally is to be held. The guardsmen will be unarmed but will carry shields, batons and pepper spray in case they need to protect themselves, said Guard spokesman Lt. Col. Geoff Legler.

Franklin said officers from multiple local, state and federal law enforcement agencies also will help provide security and that several blocks downtown will be closed for Saturday’s event.

According to Trump’s campaign manager, a million tickets have been requested for the rally. The president also tweeted Friday, “Big crowds and lines already forming in Tulsa. My campaign hasn’t started yet. It starts on Saturday night in Oklahoma!”