22 Apr 2024

Trump trial: Opening statements and first witness in hush money case

Washington Correspondent

Once Donald Trump would’ve looked at the dilapidated Manhattan Criminal Courthouse and its courtrooms as a real estate opportunity.

For the next six weeks it is where he will spend hour after hour, away from the campaign trail, his political and personal future on the line.

The 45th president and the first to go on criminal trial, faces charges that he broke the law by concealing a hush-money payment from the voting public.