Manhattan Grand Jury Indicts Former President Trump

Former President Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury. Trump has become the first former president to face criminal charges. As reported by The New York Times, “A Manhattan grand jury voted to indict Donald J. Trump on Thursday for his role in paying hush money to a porn star.” This statement was made by four people who are alleged to have “knowledge of the matter.”

Trump’s indictment and imminent arrest has been categorized as “an historic development that will shake up the 2024 presidential race and forever mark him as the nation’s first former president to face criminal charges.” As reported, “The felony indictment, filed under seal by the Manhattan district attorney’s office, will likely be announced in the coming days.” District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg and his prosecutors, will negotiate Trump’s surrender and arraignment. The posting alleges that the charges “remain unknown for now.”

Mr. Bragg, referred to as a Democrat partisan and Soros-supported district attorney, will have orchestrated “the prospect of a former president, with the Secret Service in tow, being photographed and fingerprinted in the bowels of a New York State courthouse.”

Alleged in the article is that the “prosecution’s star witness is Michael D. Cohen, Mr. Trump’s former fixer who paid the $130,000 to keep Ms. Daniels quiet.” The allegations by Mr. Cohen appear to be damning. Cohen claims “Trump directed him to buy Ms. Daniels’s silence, and that Mr. Trump and his family business, the Trump Organization, helped cover the whole thing up.”

A tweet published on @NEWSMAX published Trump’s full statement regarding his indictment. A brief portion of Trump’s statement claims: “This is Political Persecution and Election Interference at the highest level in history….. Now they’ve (the Democrats) done the unthinkable – indicting a completely innocent person in an act of blatant Election Interference…. Joe Tacopina, a lawyer for Trump, confirmed Thursday that the grand jury voted to indict Trump but the specific charges were not immediately made public.”

D & B Staff

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