Trump Blasts Hush-Mon­ey Case Ahead Of Jury Selec­tion: ‘Attack On Amer­i­ca’

Trump Blasts Hush-Money Case Ahead Of Jury Selection: ‘Attack On America’

For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump called his New York hush-mon­ey case “polit­i­cal per­se­cu­tion” and an “attack on Amer­i­ca” ahead of the start of pro­ceed­ings in the first crim­i­nal pros­e­cu­tion of a for­mer U.S. pres­i­dent.
Trump arrived at the Man­hat­tan Crim­i­nal Court on Mon­day ahead of jury selec­tion for his first of four expect­ed crim­i­nal tri­als. Trump and his legal team are fac­ing off against Man­hat­tan Dis­trict Attor­ney Alvin Bragg, who charged Trump with 34 counts of fal­si­fy­ing busi­ness records to hide alleged hush-mon­ey pay­ments made to the …