A Manhattan grand jury voted to indict Donald Trump, according to people familiar with the matter



The indictment, which isn’t public, marks the first time a former president has faced criminal charges. A spokesman for Trump and a spokeswoman for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, whose office brought the case, didn’t immediately comment. At issue is Trump’s role in paying hush-money to porn star Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election. The state case in New York is unlikely to have any legal bearing on Trump’s presidential candidacy, even if he is ultimately convicted.

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