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USA: Donald Trump faces historic criminal trial less than 7 months before presidential election

The wheels of justice turn slowly, but they will finally catch up with the Republican candidate in his hometown. Of the four cases facing Trump (for interfering with the Georgia election, inciting the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol, and hiding confidential documents in Florida), this, however, is the most forgivable. But this may be the only case on which a verdict (the date of which remains uncertain) will be reached before the vote.

In New York, his city, Trump is facing a 34-count indictment for allegedly falsifying documents that prosecutors say were used to conceal a $130,000 payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels. The goal: to buy his silence before the 2016 presidential election, which, to everyone’s surprise, Hillary Clinton won.

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Source: Le Parisien

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