Trump Investigations, Explained: Charges and Status of Each Inquiry - The World News

Trump Investigations, Explained: Charges and Status of Each Inquiry

State and federal prosecutors are pursuing multiple investigations into Donald J. Trump’s business and political activities, with the cases expected to play out over the coming months. Here is a guide to the major criminal cases involving the former president.

Latest development July 18

Mr. Trump has been informed that he could soon face federal indictment for his efforts to hold onto power after his 2020 election loss.

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Where Does Each Case Stand?

Mr. Trump is at the center of at least four separate criminal investigations, at both the state and federal levels, into matters related to his business and political careers.

Manhattan Criminal Case

Related to hush-money payments to cover up a sex scandal during the 2016 presidential campaign.
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Classified Documents Case

Related to Mr. Trump’s handling of sensitive government documents he took with him when he left office.
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Federal Jan. 6 and 2020 Election Inquiry

Related to Mr. Trump’s efforts to retain power after the 2020 election and the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
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Election Inquiry in Georgia

Related to efforts to reverse Mr. Trump’s election loss in Georgia.
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What Are the Charges Against Trump?

Mr. Trump faces dozens of counts across the two cases in which he has been charged, related to hush-money payments and his handling of classified documents.

What Comes Next?

Mr. Trump has been indicted in two cases and trial dates have been set for 2024. He could face charges in the other inquiries, with the cases expected to unfold as he runs for president again.

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