What’s next for Trump? Three things to know after guilty ver­dict

What’s next for Trump? Three things to know after guilty verdict

For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump was found guilty on 34 counts of fal­si­fy­ing busi­ness records Thurs­day by a jury in the New York bor­ough of Man­hat­tan.
The ver­dict makes Trump a felon, but it also has sev­er­al oth­er effects on his future and the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion. He’s expect­ed to appeal the deci­sion.
Here’s what will hap­pen next for the embat­tled for­mer pres­i­dent, who declared after the jury’s deci­sion that “the real ver­dict is going to be Novem­ber 5th.”
The appeals process
While Trump is await­ing sen­tenc­ing on July 11, it’s not pro­ject­ed to be his next legal move. He needs to start the appeals process with­in 30 days — that would be a June 29 dead­line. Todd Blanche, the for­mer president’s lawyer, said that if post-tri­al motions fail, “then as soon as we can appeal, we will. And the process in New York is there’s a sen­tenc­ing, and then we appeal from there.”
Once his team files his inten­tion to appeal, the process is expect­ed …