America’s ex-president, Donald Trump has been indicted by Manhattan grand jury thereby becoming the first US former president to ever be indicted.
The charges levied against Trump will soon be in the public face as the grand jury’s imputation of Trump are being gathered,
A statement Thursday evening by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office confirmed Trump’s attorney has been contacted.
The office wants Trump, 76, to surrender to the Manhattan D.A.’s Office “for arraignment on a Supreme Court indictment”.
Noting that it remains under seal, the prosecutors said guidance will be provided when the arraignment date is selected.
Trump is accused of making hush-money payments, via lawyer Michael Cohen, to adult film actress Stormy Daniels, legal name Stephanie Clifford.
The businessman allegedly paid Daniels not to go public with the claim that they had an affair. Trump has denies an amorous relationship.
Reacting to the indictment, the former President said he was being persecuted by those against making America great.
“This is Political Persecution and Election Interference at the highest level in history.
“The Radical Left Democrats have been engaged in a witch-hunt to destroy the Make America Great Again movement,” Trump declared.