VERDICT: Trump Found Guilty On All Charges In Hush-Mon­ey Case

VERDICT: Trump Found Guilty On All Charges In Hush-Money Case

Jurors returned a guilty ver­dict on Thurs­day in Don­ald Trump‘s hush-mon­ey tri­al in New York, mark­ing the first time a for­mer U.S. pres­i­dent has been con­vict­ed of a crime.
The deci­sion is the cul­mi­na­tion of a weeks-long court­room bat­tle in which Trump claimed he was the tar­get of a “polit­i­cal per­se­cu­tion” as he runs anoth­er cam­paign for a sec­ond term in the White House. The for­mer pres­i­dent was found guilty on all 34 charges brought in the tri­al.
Legal experts doubt the 77-year-old Trump will end up being incar­cer­at­ed, though the Secret Ser­vice report­ed­ly coor­di­nat­ed with local jail offi­cials just in case. Pos­si­ble alter­na­tives to impris­on­ment include pro­ba …