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Trump’s Hush Money Trial: A Watershed Moment for American Democracy

Trump's Hush Money Trial A Watershed Moment for American Democracy

Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits in the courtroom at a hearing in his criminal case on charges stemming from hush money paid to a porn star in New York City, U.S., March 25, 2024. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters

The Donald Trump hush money trial represents a legal, political, and public watershed moment for American democracy. At its core, the case centers on allegations that the former president’s team facilitated hush money payments to two women before the 2016 election to prevent them from publicizing claims of extramarital affairs with Trump. While the specific […]