Donald Trump Sources familiar with the prosecution revealed to the Associated Press that he will face multiple charges of forging financial documents, at least one of which is a felony. the serious crimesaccording to the criminal statutes of the state of New York, where Trump has been charged, are those who can at least assume One year in prison.
The indictment remains classified and the charges brought against him by the Manhattan District Attorney, V New YorkIt won’t be posted until next Tuesday. At the time, the New York billionaire is scheduled to turn himself in in courts in lower Manhattan, according to his attorney, and the indictment is usually not made public until the day a judge reads the charges. But, as might be expected, the district attorney’s office has begun leaking key data about the indictment, as it has already done with the grand jury proceedings that decided to indict. This is the first time in US history that a former president has been charged.
Trump’s investigation concerns the payment to silence an extramarital affair with a pornographic actress, Stormy Daniels, shortly before the 2016 presidential election, in which the defendant won a historic election victory.
Daniels — her real name is Stephanie Clifford — alleged he had an affair with Trump in 2006, when the New York billionaire was already married to his third and current wife, Melania, and they had just had a son.
Trump’s lawyer and shady affairs, Michael Cohen, ended up paying the actress $130,000, money that his boss later reimbursed him as president. Cohen’s investigation ended, and in 2018 he pleaded guilty to offenses related to those payments and another similar payment, made so that another woman — model Karen McDougall — would not reveal her ties to Trump before the election. The former president denied having relations with either woman.
The lawyer was charged with crimes related to violating the Election Funding Act, falsifying financial documents, perjury before Congress, or tax fraud. The expectation is that the indictment will include charges similar to those Cohen received.
Cohen responded in a CNN interview as soon as he learned, Thursday, that the former president had been charged.