Your ques­tions answered: The six things peo­ple want to know about Don­ald Trump’s con­vic­tion

Your questions answered: The six things people want to know about Donald Trump’s conviction

Ques­tions are being raised about the logis­tics of now-con­vict­ed felon for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s polit­i­cal future. 
Thurs­day, Trump became the first for­mer pres­i­dent to be con­vict­ed in a crim­i­nal tri­al after 12 jurors found him guilty of fal­si­fy­ing busi­ness records. The jury delib­er­at­ed for over 11 hours before unan­i­mous­ly reach­ing their ver­dict.
Here are your ques­tions answered.
What crime did Trump com­mit?
Trump was found guilty of 34 felony counts of fal­si­fy­ing busi­ness records. 
The busi­ness records were labeled as legal expens­es when, in fact, they were hush mon­ey pay­ments were made to his lawyer Michael Cohen to reim­burse him for a pay­ment he made to porn star Stormy Daniels. 
The prosecution’s case cen­tered on alle­ga­tions that Trump made ille­gal pay­ments to silence women who said they had affairs with Trump. Trump made the pay­ments in the weeks ahead of the 2016 pre …