A US local court has indicted former President Donald Trump on charges of bribing actress Stormy Daniels to keep her mouth shut.
According to global media reports, a New York grand jury has indicted former President Donald Trump after investigating allegations of paying porn star Stormy Daniels “hush money” or bribes to keep her mouth shut during the 2016 election campaign. Decision made by voting.
After this court decision, 76-year-old former US President Donald Trump has become the first US president to face criminal charges.
According to reports, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg said in a statement that he had contacted Trump’s lawyer to help him extradite, providing him with guidance once a sentencing date is set. will
It should be remembered that it is not yet clear what the nature of the indictment against Trump is, however, according to his lawyer Joe Taco Peña, the news agency Associated Press said that these charges were related to a scandal during the presidential election campaign in 2016. To avoid is related to ‘hush money’.
It should be noted that hush money, or payments to remain silent, is not illegal in the United States, but Trump has been accused of concealing the payment and altering his organization’s financial records, allegations Trump denies.
On the other hand, former US President Donald Trump strongly condemned the indictment and said in a statement that it is the highest level of political revenge and election interference in history.
According to reports, Donald Trump has criticized Manhattan District Attorney General Bragg, saying that Bragg is doing Joe Biden’s dirty work.
“I believe that trying to upset me will backfire on Joe Biden,” he said. Their strategy will fail. The American people will know what the radical left Democrats are really up to. Everyone can see.
However, in the next few days, a judge will decide the sentence in this case.
It should be noted that Trump has been indicted at a time when he is running for the Republican nomination in the 2024 presidential election. He indicated Thursday that he wants to stay in the race.