Breaking down the cases against former US president Donald Trump
06 October 2023 | 9:15 am
This week, former president and Republican frontrunner Donald Trump was in court for the opening of a civil fraud trial against him. Trump and his adult sons are accused of deceiving banks and insurers by overstating his wealth by as much as $3.6 billion. This isn't the only case against Trump at the moment. For more, we speak to former federal and state prosecutor Eric Lisann.
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Following Donald Trump's indictment on criminal charges, a first for a former US president, we focus entirely on how the American press and social media are covering the news. Papers are also talking about Trump's reaction: how he wrote "indicated" instead of "indicted".
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We look at reactions from the US press over felony charges against Donald Trump, with a striking cover from Time magazine. Also, France announces it will prosecute three high-ranking Syrian officials over crimes against humanity. King Charles' gorgeous, colourful coronation invitations are unveiled one month ahead of the ceremony.
Donald Trump is a former US president, a candidate for re-election and now also a criminal defendant. The first former US president to face criminal charges is using the case against him to build support for another White House bid in 2024.
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