Right-wing populism in the United States

Trump due in court to face historic criminal charges

Donald Trump will make an unprecedented appearance before a New York judge Tuesday to answer criminal charges that threaten to throw the entire 2024 White House race into turmoil.

Trump is the first sitting or former American president to be criminally indicted -- a historic development that has propelled the United States into uncharted political waters.

Trump 'shocked' by indictment but 'ready to fight'

Donald Trump's legal team went on the offensive on Friday following his historic indictment, vowing the former president would never seek a plea deal and was ready "to fight" all charges.

The 76-year-old Trump, who is hoping to recapture the White House in 2024, chimed in with attacks on the prosecutors who brought the charges against him and even the judge expected to hear the case.

Donald Trump is being Indicted

Former US President Donald Trump will be indicted for paying a porn star just before the 2016 presidential election to buy her silence, the BBC has reported.

Details of the charges against him have not yet been released. The indictment is likely to be announced in the coming days, the New York Times reported, citing four people familiar with the matter.

New York holds breath over expected Trump indictment

With barricades set up near Trump Tower and police on high alert, New York was holding its breath Wednesday for the likely indictment of Donald Trump, but the timing remained uncertain.

The ex-president himself claimed he would be arrested on Tuesday over hush money paid to a pornographic actress, but the day came and went and there were no signs of an indictment or arrest.

US implements Security measures in Anticipation of Unrest following the Accusations against Trump

Law enforcement agencies across the US are bracing for the possibility of unrest during protests amid pending criminal charges against former President Donald Trump.

As jurors decide whether to indict Trump for paying adult film actress Stormy Daniels to hush up an affair between the two, law enforcement officials are on alert for protests that could lead to violence.