April 4, 2023

Donald Trump Is Charged on 34 Felony Counts

by The Journal

Former President Donald Trump has become the first U.S. president to face criminal charges. He pleaded not guilty to 34 felony charges alleging he concealed hush-money payments in the weeks before the 2016 election. WSJ's Joe Palazzolo— one of the reporters who first broke the story about the payments— unpacks the indictment and discusses what could come next in the case.

Further Reading:

-A History of the Trump Hush-Money Saga 

-A Guide to Trump’s Legal Perils 

Further Listening:

-People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump 

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