Confrontation Erupts Between Protesters and Trump Supporters
The Trump supporter ran across and grabbed a banner with "TRUMP LIES ALL THE TIME" written on it and laid it on the flag before being confronted by protesters wearing shirts calling for the arrest of the former president.
Trump's Arraignment Hearing Scheduled for Tuesday
Scuffles between Trump supporters and protesters came ahead of Trump's highly-anticipated arraignment hearing scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
Manhattan Grand Jury Indicts Trump on Hush Money Payments
A Manhattan grand jury indicted Trump as part of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office's years-long investigation into his alleged hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal. The indictment is expected to be publicly released after the arraignment hearing.
Trump's Legal Team Plans to File Motion to Dismiss Charges
Trump's lawyers said they expected to file a motion to dismiss all charges stemming from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's investigation. Trump also argued for moving his case to Staten Island, with a larger demographic of Republican voters compared to Manhattan.
Trump's Accusations Against Judge and Venue on Truth Social
On Truth Social, Trump criticized the venue and judge as unfair, alleging that the judge's family are Trump haters and his daughter worked for Kamala Harris and the Biden-Harris campaign.
Hush Money Payments Investigated but No Federal Charges Filed
Hush money payments made to McDougal and Daniels were reported by Fox News in 2018 and investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York and the Federal Election Commission. However, federal prosecutors opted against charging Trump in the case.