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Donald Trump charged with bid to overturn 2020 US election

2 August 2023

4:20 PM

2 August 2023

4:20 PM

Former president Donald Trump has been indicted, again, by Special Counsel Jack Smith — this time over his efforts to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election and the subsequent January 6 riot. Trump faces four counts:

  1. Conspiracy to defraud the United States
  2. Conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding
  3. Obstruction of and attempt to obstruct an official proceeding
  4. Conspiracy against rights

Molly Gaston, a prosecutor affiliated with Smith, submitted an indictment on Tuesday evening.

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