Historic Verdict: Trump's Conviction Sparks Global Reactions

The Kremlin commented that Donald Trump's guilty verdict highlights the use of all means, legal and illegal, in U.S. politics to eliminate political rivals. Trump's conviction, being the first for a U.S. president, was handed down by a New York jury in relation to falsifying documents to cover up a payment to silence a porn star before the 2016 election.


Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 31-05-2024 15:38 IST | Created: 31-05-2024 15:38 IST
Historic Verdict: Trump's Conviction Sparks Global Reactions
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The Kremlin said on Friday that Donald Trump's guilty verdict showed that all legal and illegal means were being used in the United States to get rid of political rivals.

Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to be convicted of a crime on Thursday when a New York jury found him guilty of falsifying documents to cover up a payment to silence a porn star ahead of the 2016 election.

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