4 Apr 2023

Donald Trump’s indictment: How did we get here?

Washington Correspondent

Never before has an American president, serving or former, faced criminal charges.

Never before has there been an American politician like Donald Trump, and not since the Civil War has this nation been so bitterly and tribally divided around the man who inspires revulsion and cult-like devotion and who had his first of many days in court today.

American justice for some, a witch hunt for others – Donald Trump is in the dock.

But the whole American system of justice and government is on the line.