Former president is the primary US chief to face federal expenses.
It’s an unprecedented second within the historical past of the USA – one that’s fraught with authorized uncertainties and political implications.
Former President Donald Trump has been charged in reference to the mishandling of categorised paperwork. It’s the first federal, legal indictment of a US president, and now the nation is heading into uncharted territory – a yr earlier than a presidential election.
Trump has referred to as the indictment an abuse of energy and an try to preserve him out of the White Home.
However what does it imply for the US and the way forward for its democracy?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Eric Ham – Creator of The GOP Civil Struggle: Contained in the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Celebration and a former US congressional staffer
Debbie Hines – Former assistant legal professional common of Maryland and a former Baltimore prosecutor
Thomas Reward – Affiliate professor and founding director of the Centre on US Politics at College School London