Trump is the first U.S. president to face federal charges. Here’s what happened.
On June 13, Donald Trump pleaded not guilty to 37 felony counts related to his handling of classified documents. The case follows a multiyear attempt to retrieve these documents, some of them containing top secret information, from his private residence. Trump is the first former U.S. president to face federal criminal charges.
Read on to understand the events leading up to the indictment, the complex legal matters at hand, and how the defense may play out.
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to federal criminal charges that he unlawfully kept national-security documents when he left office and lied to officials who sought to recover them. Here is what to expect as the case proceeds.
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Judge Aileen M. Cannon will wield sweeping power over the case’s tempo and what evidence to allow in or exclude.
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