Trump in Turmoil: High Stakes Indictment Could Reshape Presidential Race


Protesters and onlookers gather near the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Federal Courthouse, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday a groundbreaking indictment against former President Donald Trump, the third indictment he’s currently facing. This historic indictment includes four counts revolving around the former president’s alleged attempt to overturn the 2020 election results. 

Specific allegations include attempts to obstruct an official proceeding, conspiracy against the United States, tampering with witnesses, and the theft of government property. 

People watch after former President Donald Trump arrived at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Federal Courthouse, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2023, in Washington, to face a judge on federal conspiracy charges alleging Trump conspired to subvert the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

What makes this news particularly critical is that Trump, despite the indictment, remains the leading Republican candidate in the upcoming presidential election. The indictment’s timing could significantly impact his campaign and the future of the Republican Party.

It also raises vital questions about the state of our democracy, accountability, and the rule of law. The coming weeks and months will reveal the repercussions of this indictment on Trump’s candidacy and the broader political landscape.

Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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