Former President Donald Trump is currently in federal custody, facing charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States, obstruction of an official proceeding, conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding, and conspiracy against rights. These charges stem from Trump's alleged efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
The indictment against Trump alleges that he and his associates conspired to pressure state officials to overturn the election results, and that they planned to send false electors to Congress in an attempt to have the election certified in Trump's favor. The indictment also alleges that Trump obstructed the January 6th Capitol riot investigation by attempting to influence witnesses and withhold documents.
Trump has pleaded not guilty to all charges. His trial is scheduled to begin in September 2023.
The charges against Trump are serious, and he could face significant prison time if convicted. The outcome of his trial will have a major impact on American politics, and it will be closely watched by the public.
- Donald Trump
- federal custody
- conspiracy to defraud the United States
- obstruction of an official proceeding
- conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding
- conspiracy against rights
- January 6th Capitol riot
- witness tampering
- document withholding