Front Page: The New York Times – March 31, 2023

Trump Is Indicted, Becoming First Ex-President to Face Criminal Charges

Donald J. Trump had avoided criminal charges for decades despite persistent scrutiny and repeated investigations.

The Manhattan district attorney, Alvin L. Bragg, has not announced the charges that former President Donald J. Trump will face when he is arraigned next week.

A President Faces Prosecution, and a Democracy Is Tested

Former President Donald J. Trump could also face indictments in Georgia and from federal prosecutors.

For more than two centuries, American presidents were effectively shielded from indictment. But the case against former President Donald J. Trump breaks that taboo and sets a new precedent.

This is what will happen when Trump is arrested in the coming days.

Donald J. Trump will likely face standard processing when he is taken into custody, but the unprecedented arrest of a former commander in chief will be anything but routine.

Republicans Erupt in Outrage and Rush to Defend the Defendant

Many in the party said Donald Trump could benefit from a wave of sympathy among Republicans, with his base of supporters likely to be energized by a belief in a weaponized justice system.

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