BREAKING: Donald Trump Convicted for 34 Felony Charges

BREAKING: Donald Trump Convicted for 34 Felony Charges

  • Former US president Donald Trump has been convicted of the 34 felony charges instituted against him by a New York Jury
  • Juan Merchan set the sentencing hearing to July 11 after the hearing of the suit, which lasted for two days
  • Trump, in his reaction to the conviction, said the real judgment would be in November during the US election journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

New York, US - Donald Trump, the former president of the United States, has been convicted of falsification of business records in the first criminal trial against him.

The deliberation of his trial by the jurors lasted for two days, CNBC reported.

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Former president of the United States Donald Trump has been convicted of all the charges in his hush-money case in the United States five months to the general election.
Trump convicted of all the cases in hush-money suit Photo Credit: @BRICSinfo, @piersmorgan
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How many witnesses spoke on Trump's trial?

During the deliberation, the court heard 22 witnesses for six weeks. Stormy Daniels, one of the witnesses who alleged a sexual encounter with the former US president, was also heard and at the centre of the case.

Trump was accused of paying through his former lawyer to shut the mouth of the ex-adult film star earlier before the 2016 election.

The former president denied any sexual encounter with Daniels and pleaded not guilty to all 34 counts of charges.

This will be the first time in United States history that a former or current president has faced a criminal trial.

How Trump reacts to US court conviction

New York jury Juan Merchan found Trump guilty of all the charges in his hush-money case and set the sentencing hearing for July 11. However, the judgment did not stop Trump from campaigning.

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However, in his reaction, the former president said the "real verdict" would be on November 5, when the US election would be held, and he would be contesting against President Joe Biden.

Trump's reaction came shortly after he was convicted in the hush-money case on Thursday, May 30.

Trump said:

“This was a rigged, disgraceful trial. The real verdict is going to be on November 5, by the people. And they know what happened here, and everybody knows what happened here.”

US Election: Trump, Biden set for rematch earlier reported that Donald Trump and his successor, President Joe Biden, are set for a rematch of the 2020 presidential election in November.

Biden and Trump were elected as their respective parties' primary candidates, and their nominations will be officially announced at the Democratic and Republican national conventions.

81-year-old Biden thanked the voters for supporting his re-election bid, while Trump, 77, had remained popular among the Republican voters.


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Bada Yusuf (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Yusuf Amoo Bada is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over 7 years of experience in journalism and writing. He is a graduate of OAU, and holds Diploma in Mass Comm. and BA in Literature in English. He has obtained certificates in Leadership and received the "Certificate for Breakthrough of the Year 2022" in recognition of his great performance during his first year at Worked as Editor with OperaNews. Contact: or call 08161717844

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