‘Fueled by lies,’ Trump charged with seeking to overturn 2020 election

Trump pursued ‘unlawful means’ of subverting the election results and made false statements about results in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, indictment says.

By: , and - August 1, 2023 4:58 pm

Former U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he makes a visit to the Cuban restaurant Versailles after he appeared June 13 for an arraignment in connection with allegations he kept classified documents after leaving office in Miami, Florida. (Alon Skuy/Getty Images)

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