A jury awarded magazine writer E. Jean Carroll $5 million in compensatory and punitive damages. Since this was a civil case, however, the former president will not face jail time.
The 2024 election election could be a repeat of 2020, as former President Donald Trump has already been campaigning for several months.
As of March, about half of the more than 1,000 people charged have pleaded guilty and 445 defendants have been sentenced, according to the Justice department.
The grand jury indictment of former President Donald Trump is purely political, his supporters say. But grand juries are required to base their charges on evidence, not rumors.
In the days following former president Donald Trump’s indictment, solicitations from his 2024 joint fundraising committee began. The committee has reportedly raised $7 million so far.
The embattled ex-president -- and current presidential candidate -- surrendered at a Manhattan courthouse Tuesday to face criminal charges.
The response was swift, but offered few surprises from either party.