New York prosecutors have taken a historic step by filing criminal charges against Donald Trump, the first time this has happened to a former US president.
Donald Trump’s legal troubles explained
The decision by the Manhattan District Attorney to charge former US president Donald Trump for hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels, during his 2016 campaign, is just one of the many probes facing the Republican as he makes another run at the White House.
GEORGIA ELECTION TAMPERING PROBE
A prosecutor in the state of Georgia is investigating Trump’s alleged efforts to overturn his 2020 election defeat in that state.
The investigation focuses in part on a phone call Trump made to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican, on January 2, 2021. Trump asked Raffensperger to “find” enough votes needed to overturn Trump’s election loss in Georgia.