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Donald Trump Indicted Again, This Time Over January 6th

Donald Trump has been criminally indicted for a third time, this time on charges related to his role in the riots of January 6th, 2021. This indictment includes four counts connected to his “efforts to subvert the will of the voters in 2020.” Prosecutors say that despite losing, Trump was determined to stay in power. The former President faces one count of Conspiracy to Defraud the United States, two counts related to efforts to subvert the vote certification proceedings, and one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights. This indictment from Special Counsel Jack Smith comes on the heels of Smith’s other indictment against Trump related to the classified documents Trump stored at Mar-A-Lago.

Trump also faces allegations of defrauding business records in New York from District Attorney Alvin Bragg. That case is most widely known as the Stormy Daniels hush money case. There may also be an indictment in Atlanta from another ambitious District Attorney by the name of Fani Willis in relation to Trump’s alleged efforts to subvert the election process in Fulton County.

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Trump has been indicted for a 3rd time. Here’s where all the investigations stand | PBS NewsHour

Judge nixes Trump’s bid to move hush-money criminal case, keeping it in New York state court | AP News

Mar-a-Lago manager De Oliveira makes his first court appearance in Trump’s classified documents case | AP News

Trump Indictment: Jan. 6 Riot Was ‘Fueled by Lies’ From Trump, Special Counsel Says – The New York Times

Trump charged with new crimes in classified documents case – POLITICO

Atlanta Sheriff Rules Out Special Treatment if Trump Is Indicted There – The New York Times

Mike Sington on Twitter: “Mike Pence reacts to Trump’s third indictment, tears into Trump and his “crackpot lawyers”. (Video: MSNBC) https://t.co/yvywMc7lQe” / X

Trump charged in probe of Jan. 6, efforts to overturn 2020 election – The Washington Post

Takeaways: Trump indicted in special counsel Jack Smith’s 2020 election probe

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