Former US President Convicted of All 34 Charges

  • 31 May 2024

On May 30th, 2024, a Manhattan jury found Donald Trump guilty on all 34 counts, making him the first former U.S. President to be convicted of such charges.

Key Points

  • Prosecutors accused Trump of participating in an illegal conspiracy to undermine the integrity of the 2016 presidential election. This unlawful plan included suppressing negative information by concealing a hush money payment to an adult film star.
  • He also faces federal and state charges of conspiring to overturn the results of the 2020 election won by Biden, and for hoarding secret documents after leaving the White House.
  • The verdict is not prevent Trump from campaigning for another term of US President