Donald Trump, threatened with indictment, challenges American democracy again

Will indict? Will not indict? America has been hanging on this question for ten days now. Ten days that Donald Trump, who himself announced on March 18 his imminent arrest, put justice under pressure. Ten days that all eyes are on the New York courthouse, waiting to see what color the smoke coming out of it will be, white or black. And yet, among all the court cases that darken the future of Donald Trump, it is ultimately not the most serious case that comes first to shake his campaign.

The former president, who hopes to return to the White House in 2024, faces several investigations, each more serious than the other: for having sought to overturn the 2020 election by wanting to modify the result of the poll in Georgia , for having concealed classified documents in his home or for having incited protesters to sedition during the storming of the Capitol on January 6, 2021. But it is ultimately a sordid story of a financial agreement made with a former star of pornographic films, Stormy Daniels, who catches up to him first. A case « zombie » as the American press describes it, which was believed to be buried and which suddenly resurfaces.

The favorite of the Republican camp for the next presidential election could be indicted for having bought the silence of this former actress, with whom he would have had an affair in 2006 – which he denies – and

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