Donald Trump found guilty on all charges in hush money trial
FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the end of the day during his hush money trial at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City, New York, U.S. May 21, 2024. Michael M. Santiago/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Former U.S. President Trump's criminal trial on charges of falsifying business records continues in New York
Convicted of all 34 counts in his New York hush money trial.

Former President Donald Trump has been convicted on all 34 counts of falsifying business records. Trump, who was indicted in connection with a hush-money payment made to an adult film actress ahead of the 2016 presidential election, is the first former President convicted of a crime.

Trump wore a grimace, his face flushed, as he walked down the center aisle of the courtroom for the last time in this roughly six-week trial.

Justice Juan Merchan: “Jurors I want to thank you very much for your service in this case. … You were engaged in a very stressful and difficult task.” He said he admired their dedication to the work.

Trump addressed reporters as he left the courtroom, calling the trial a “disgrace.”

“This was a rigged trial by a conflicted judge who was corrupt,” he said. “The real verdict is going to be November 5 by the people, and they know what happened here.”

Trump declared, “I’m a very innocent man,” and falsely stated that the case was “done by the Biden administration in order to wound or hurt a political opponent.”

“We’ll keep fighting, we’ll fight till the end and we’ll win,” he said. “This was a rigged decision right from Day one with a conflicted judge who should have never been allowed to try this case.”

Trump’s sentencing is set for July 11. He faces a maximum sentence of 1⅓ to four years in prison. Given his age and his lack of a prior criminal record, he could serve a shorter sentence or no term of incarceration at all.

Neither the conviction nor any sentence prevents Trump from serving as president.

While awaiting his sentence, Trump will continue to campaign to reclaim the White House after being deemed a felon in the city where he first rose to prominence.

Trump also faces three other pending criminal cases — in Florida, Georgia and Washington, D.C. — though it appears that due to appeals and motions, none of them may go to trial before Election Day.


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  • Michael K

    May 30, 2024 at 5:24 pm

    A twice-impeached felon.

  • Bwj

    May 30, 2024 at 5:36 pm

    Man up, Mr. Trump. Take responsibility for your actions

  • My Take

    May 30, 2024 at 5:39 pm

    A few of the many many chickens FINALLY come home to roost.
    His old enemies in Mahattan are surely toasting at this very minute.

  • Elvis Pitts "The Big Voice On The Right" American

    May 30, 2024 at 5:57 pm

    Relax your Sphincters, Sage Patriots, this, just like everything else the “Dook 4 Brains Leftys” have thrown at Trump will blow back in the ugly faces of the “Dook 4 Brains Left”.
    And Trump wins by a LANDSLIDE !!
    Elvis [FKA EARL] Pitts American.

    • rick whitaker

      May 30, 2024 at 8:20 pm


  • Ocean Joe

    May 30, 2024 at 6:01 pm

    Thank God, Robert Deniro is going to be OK.

    Donald, it was rigged, just like your casinos.

  • Dahlia Canes

    May 30, 2024 at 6:17 pm

    YES!!!!!!!!!! Our system still works!

  • Dahlia Canes

    May 30, 2024 at 6:18 pm


  • Phil Morton

    May 30, 2024 at 6:18 pm

    A jury of his peers found him guilty on all 34 counts. That’s the way the U.S. justice system is suppose to work.

  • Elvis Pitts "The Big Voice On The Right" American

    May 30, 2024 at 6:43 pm

    Good evening Dook 4 Brains Leftys,
    Enjoy your perceived win while it latst. Us Sage Patriots see it as your “Oh So Brief 15 Minutas of Fame”.
    Soon all you Dooks shall return to your Sorrowful Wailing, Gnashing of Teeth, and the Rendering of Thine Garments.
    Thank you Dooks,
    Elvis [FKA EARL] Pitts American

    • rick whitaker

      May 30, 2024 at 8:22 pm


  • Paul Passarelli

    May 30, 2024 at 6:55 pm

    Kangaroo Court. Meaningless!

  • Michael K

    May 30, 2024 at 8:24 pm

    If the jury had found Trump not guilty, would the trial still have been a sham and a hoax?

    Asking for a friend.

  • Bye MAGATs

    May 30, 2024 at 8:29 pm

    Bye bye MAGATS! You should all be in prison with your convicted leader! Actually you should all be in either kindergarten or a mental institution for how stupid “yall” are! Anybody that thinks January 6th was a peaceful demonstration should be placed behind bars or kicked out of the great USA! I fought for our freedom and democracy and I’ll be dammed if I’m going to let a bunch of convict trailer trash kid rock listening inbred losers overthrow this country! Get a job

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