Trump charged in US special counsel probe in efforts to overturn 2020 election
Donald Trump on Tuesday was hit with criminal charges for a third time in four months - this time arising from efforts to overturn his 2020 U.S. election defeat - as he campaigns to regain the presidency next year.
The four-count indictment alleges Trump conspired to defraud the U.S. by preventing Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's victory and to deprive voters of their right to a fair election.
Trump was ordered to make an initial appearance in federal court on Thursday.
The charges stem from Special Counsel Jack Smith's...