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What does Trump’s indictment mean for his political future – and the strength of US democracy?

What does Trump’s indictment mean for his political future – and the strength of US democracy?

EVENTS often seem inevitable in hindsight. The indictment of former US President Donald Trump on criminal charges has been a possibility since the start of his presidency – arguably, since close to the beginning of his career in New York real estate. But until now, the potential consequences of such a cataclysmic development in American politics have been purely theoretical. EMMA SHORTIS, Lecturer, RMIT University Today, after much build-up in the media, The New York Times reported that a Manhattan grand jury has voted to indict Trump and the Manhattan district attorney will now likely attempt to negotiate Trump’s surrender.…
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