Former President Donald Trump was indicted in Manhattan court on Tuesday on 34 counts of first-degree falsifying business documents.
Trump, the Republican front-runner for the 2024 White House campaign, left New York for his Mar-a-Lago, Florida estate shortly after pleading not guilty.
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The charges stemming from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s long-running investigation into undisclosed payments during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Live updates. Trump emerged after pleading not guilty at MAR-A-LAGO.
Trump is expected to address supporters at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday night.
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Trump was arraigned by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday afternoon and was indicted by a Manhattan grand jury last week.
Trump has pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of business fraud.
The allegations were revealed on Tuesday during Trump’s arraignment before Judge Juan Mercan.
Bragg alleges that Trump falsified New York corporate records to “conceal damaging information and illegal activities from the American voters before and after the 2016 election.”
“During the election, Trump and others used a ‘catch and kill’ tactic to find, buy and bury negative information about him and boost his electoral chances. Trump went to great lengths to hide this behavior, creating dozens of false corporate documents to hide criminal activity and violating federal and state election laws.” including experiments.
Brooke Syngman of Fox News contributed to this article.