Former President Trump Indicted, Will Face Grand Jury in Trial

On April 4, former president Donald Trump was indicted in Manhattan on 34 felony counts involving falsifying business records in the first degree after allegedly paying hush money to adult actress Stormy Daniels in 2016. Upon further look, two others received hush money payments: playboy model Karen McDougal, and a former Trump Tower doorman. The former president paid his attorney, Micheal Cohen, $130,000 to forward to Daniels.

After pleading not guilty, Trump flew to his home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida to speak at a press conference where he emphasized his innocence as well as set himself up for future campaigns by referring to himself as president and blaming his current situation on President Joe Biden. The news of the indictment has caused polarizing opinions, with conservatives believing the case is unjust and democrats claiming it is deserved.