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A Manhattan grand jury has indicted Donald J. Trump for his role in paying hush money to a porn star, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The precise charges are not yet known, but the case against him has kicked off a historic moment in American politics.
The investigative reporter Ben Protess discusses the development — which will shake up the 2024 presidential race and forever mark Mr. Trump as the nation’s first former president to face criminal charges — and what happens next.
On today’s episode
Ben Protess, an investigative reporter for The New York Times.
Mr. Trump becomes the first former president to face criminal charges.
Why was he indicted? These are the key events that led to this moment.
This is what will happen when Mr. Trump is arrested.
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Ben Protess contributed reporting.
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