The Trump Indictment

Follow all our coverage, from the scene at the Manhattan court room to Alvin Bragg’s chances against Trump.

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the body politic

The Dangerous Fantasy of Trump’s Indictment

Why the circus surrounding his arrest may do more harm than good.
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    The Case(s) Against Donald TrumpIt’s hard to keep track, so we made a guide.
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    Trump Robbed of Legendary Mug Shot Once AgainIt would have looked great on merch. Better luck next indictment.
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    Courthouse Staff Wept for Trump (in His Imagination)On Tucker Carlson’s show, Trump revealed some dramatic, probably made-up details about the teary apologies he received during his arraignment.
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    Alvin Bragg Sues House Republicans to Block Their CounterattackThe Manhattan DA called the Judiciary Committee investigation into his office’s Trump probe “an unprecedentedly brazen and unconstitutional attack.”
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    I Really Don’t Understand This Melania Trump News, Do U?Sources say she “remains angry” and won’t help Donald Trump’s post-indictment PR effort. But other Melania sources say the exact opposite.
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    Trump’s Legal Drama Will Dominate the 2024 PrimariesDue to slow-moving proceedings and Trump’s delay tactics, his legal woes won’t come to a head anytime soon. That’s a huge problem for his GOP rivals.
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    Ivanka Trump Supports Dad, Just Won’t Be Seen With HimIvanka skipped her dad’s post-arrest speech, along with Melania. But she reportedly slipped into Mar-a-Lago for a visit last weekend undetected.
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    ‘New York City Hates Your Guts’: MTG Drowned Out at Trump RallyShe got a chilly reception in Manhattan ahead of Trump’s arraignment.
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    The Trump Indictment Puts the GOP in an Impossible TrapHis legal woes have rendered him less electable, even as it has made attacks on his electability politically toxic for his rivals.
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    Trump’s Indictment Has Become His PlatformIn his first post-arrest speech, Trump tried to turn his legal peril into bragging rights.
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    What to Make of the Case Against TrumpYou can be forgiven for thinking it’s complicated.
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    Donald Trump Under ArrestThe former president faced criminal charges in court on Tuesday.
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    Surprise! Doorman’s Trump Love-Child Story Is BackIf you forgot about the doorman’s wild yet unsubstantiated claim until it showed up in Trump’s hush-money indictment, you’re not alone.
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    Live From the Donald Trump Trial LineDrinking, bribery, and a little Grindr on a long night.
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    Trump Supporters in Manhattan Were Outnumbered by ReportersA low-energy homecoming at Trump Tower for the former president.
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    Trump’s Short Trip to New York Is Getting the O.J. TreatmentMotorcades, empty highways, and a notorious celebrity facing criminal charges.
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    Trump Applauded for Not Tantruming Over IndictmentHe’s angry, but longtime Trump observers seem impressed that he isn’t throwing things.
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    Don’t Underestimate Alvin Bragg’s Chances Against TrumpThe Manhattan DA is a meticulous litigator who has proved he can build complex white-collar cases. Trump is better at theatrics than court battles.
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    Trump Is Going on Trial, But You Won’t Be Able to WatchNew York is one of the only states that still prohibits cameras in trials. It’s long past time for that to change.
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    Ivanka Trump Declares Neutrality on Father’s IndictmentShe issued a statement that is 27 words long and somehow says absolutely nothing — though her broader message was crystal clear.
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    Trump in Handcuffs? How His Indictment Is Likely to Play OutThe former president will be photographed and fingerprinted, for starters.
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    Trump’s Indictment Could Ruin DeSantis’s 2024 CandidacyIf the indictments give Trump another polling surge, his GOP rivals will be forced into an impossible position. Will the governor rethink his plans?
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    Michael Cohen Is Already Undermining the Trump ProsecutionImmediately after the indictment, he says he didn’t really mean his guilty plea. Good luck on the witness stand.
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    How Trump’s Allies and GOP Rivals Are Reacting to His Indictment“This is stuff that would make Mao, Stalin, Pol Pot blush.”
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    Trump’s Indictment: The Immediate Political FalloutThe big question is whether this and other indictments alienate general-election voters enough to undermine Trump’s electability.
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    The Strange Trials of Our First Criminal PresidentThe awesome task of restoring faith in a legal system Trump has spent his life discrediting.