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Understanding the Indictment against Former President Trump for His Efforts to Overturn the 2020 Election

Political experts weigh in on the former President’s third federal indictment and what it means going forward.


Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally Saturday, July 29, 2023, in Erie, Pa.


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On August 1, 2023, former President Donald Trump was indicted on felony charges in connection with his efforts to overturn the outcome of the 2020 Election, making this his third indictment.

For the full hour, we talk to retired U.S. District Judge Vanessa Gilmore and Dr. Frank Sorrentino, author of Presidential Power and the American Political System, about this latest indictment, what the charges mean, and what we can expect going forward.

Plus, our guests discuss how his supporters view this latest indictment, whether their support for him will change, and the impact this indictment will have on his presidential run in the upcoming 2024 Election.



Vanessa Gilmore

  • Retired U.S. District Judge

Dr. Frank Sorrentino

  • Author, Presidential Power and the American Political System

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