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What Trump’s second indictment means for his presidential run

Former President Donald Trump attends an event with supporters at the Westside Conservative Breakfast, in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, June 1, 2023. Trump described a Pentagon “plan of attack” and shared a classified map related to a military operation, according to an indictment unsealed Friday, June 9. The document marks the Justice Department’s first official confirmation of a criminal case against Trump arising from the retention of hundreds of documents at his Florida home, Mar-a-Lago.

Charlie Neibergall, File

What Trump’s second indictment means for his presidential run

Former President Donald Trump attends an event with supporters at the Westside Conservative Breakfast, in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, June 1, 2023. Trump described a Pentagon “plan of attack” and shared a classified map related to a military operation, according to an indictment unsealed Friday, June 9. The document marks the Justice Department’s first official confirmation of a criminal case against Trump arising from the retention of hundreds of documents at his Florida home, Mar-a-Lago.

Charlie Neibergall, File

What Trump’s second indictment means for his presidential run

This marks the first time a former U.S. president is facing federal charges.

Former President Donald Trump attends an event with supporters at the Westside Conservative Breakfast, in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, June 1, 2023. Trump described a Pentagon “plan of attack” and shared a classified map related to a military operation, according to an indictment unsealed Friday, June 9. The document marks the Justice Department’s first official confirmation of a criminal case against Trump arising from the retention of hundreds of documents at his Florida home, Mar-a-Lago.

Charlie Neibergall, File

   

In his second indictment in just a few months, former President Donald Trump now faces seven federal charges over his handling of classified documents after leaving office.

Reset discusses what the indictment means for Trump’s political future and what it reveals about the U.S. political system.

GUEST: Alvin Tillery, professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Diversity and Democracy at Northwestern University

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