Trump Indictment Live Updates: Trump Takes Off for Florida After Pleading Not Guilty to 34 Counts
Ex-President Donald Trump will be arraigned in Manhattan on hush money charges related to a payment to Stormy Daniels.
Around 2:30 p.m., the hearing began on charges related to Alvin Bragg, Manhattan District Attorney's hush-money payment probe. ET, shortly after Trump's arrest in Manhattan. Trump left the courthouse just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday, and the charges were not sealed during Tuesday's arraignment. On Tuesday, Trump appeared before Juan Merchan, acting New York Supreme Court Justice. Trump denied the claim made by Daniels (whose real name is Stephanie Clifford) that she had sex once with him in 2006. Donald Trump, former President of the United States, arrives at New York's Criminal Court on Tuesday, April 4, 2023.
The former president will be returning home to Mar-a-Lago. The arraignment took 58 minutes. Cohen, a key witness to Bragg's probe, stated that he paid Daniels (whose real name is Stephanie Clifford) at Trump's request. Karen McDougal (an ex-Playboy model who claims she had an affair years ago with Trump) said that she was paid $150,000 for her story by the National Enquirer's then-publisher. Trump's joint fundraising committee stated that the shirt comes with a $47 campaign donation. It depicts a black and white photo of Trump standing in front of a wall, with lines suggesting that he stands six feet five inches tall. Trump won't actually have his mugshot taken.
As former President Donald Trump is being arraigned, a television screen shows a photo of him as White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds an informational press conference at the White House, April 4, 2023, Washington, DC.
The White House has remained silent and withheld comment regarding the Trump indictment. Jean-Pierre stated that "it's an ongoing matter, we're not going to comment on it." "Look, the president will continue to be focused on the American people as he does every single day. Jean-Pierre stated that she had not spoken to Biden about any of these developments. Trump, the former President, appears in court Tuesday, April 4, 2023 in New York. Trump surrendered before his arraignment on criminal allegations stemming out of a hush-money payment to a porn actress during his 2016 campaign.
Trump is now the first ex-president to be charged with criminal offenses in these historic court proceedings. Donald Trump, former President of the United States, makes his way into Manhattan Criminal Courthouse in New York City on April 4, 2023.
Trump was arraigned at 2:30 p.m. Trump is expected not to plead guilty at Manhattan Supreme Court. Second from right, former President Donald Trump arrives at Manhattan District Attorney's Office on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 in New York. Trump will appear in New York City's courtroom to face charges of falsifying business records during a hush-money investigation. This is the first time a president has been charged with a crime.
Former President Donald Trump's legal team includes (L-R: Susan Necheles and Todd Blanche) who leave Trump Tower to make a court appearance in New York City on April 4, 2023.
Schumer stated, "I believe Mr. Trump will get a fair trial that follows both the facts and law." Trump Tower, New York City, April 3, 2023 - Former President of the United States Donald Trump
A federal district court judge decided that the aides must testify in March. Joe Tacopina, a lawyer, holds a press conference following his visit to Meek Mill at Chester State Correctional Institution in Chester on November 27, 2017.
Trump Tower, former President Trump will be leaving for Manhattan Criminal Court in New York Tuesday April 4, 2023. Trump will be charged with hush money payments made during his 2016 campaign.
Trump Tower, former President of the United States, is evacuated on the day Trump is due to appear in court following his indictment by a Manhattan grand jury. This was in response to a probe into hush funds paid porn star Stormy Dans in New York City, U.S.A, April 4, 2023.
"Heading towards Lower Manhattan, The Courthouse. It seems so URREAL -- WOW! They are going to ARREST me. The motorcade of former President Donald Trump drives to Manhattan Criminal Courthouse, the day before Trump's scheduled court appearance following his indictment by Manhattan's grand jury. This was in response to a probe into hush funds paid to Stormy Daniels in New York City, U.S.A, April 4, 2023.
Donald Trump, former President of the United States, waves at the Manhattan Criminal Court as he arrives in New York on April 4, 2023.
Trump Tower, former President of the United States, is evacuated on the day Trump's scheduled court appearance following his indictment by a Manhattan grand jury. This was in response to a probe into hush funds paid porn star Stormy Dans in New York City, U.S.A, April 4, 2023.
On Tuesday, April 4, 2023, Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) walks by the New York Criminal Courthouse.
"Say whatever you like, I showed up. What about you?" Santos fled the area at 10:10 a.m. No Melania Trump at Arrestmen