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Trump indicted in hush money probe, the first time a former president faces criminal charges

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Trump indicted in hush money probe, the first time a former president faces criminal charges

A grand jury in New York City voted Thursday to indict Donald Trump — the first time a former U.S. president has faced criminal charges.

The historic indictment comes in a case centered on $130,000 in payments to adult film star Stormy Daniels during the closing days of the 2016 presidential campaign. Daniels claimed she slept with the married Trump in 2006, a claim he has denied. Trump had classified his reimbursement of the payout as a legal expense.

A spokesperson for the Manhattan DA’s office confirmed the indictment in a statement Thursday night.

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