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President Donald Trump, protected from criminal charges while in office, is now facing the prospect of indictment when he becomes a private citizen.

On Friday, federal prosecutors in New York accused Trump of a felony: violating campaign-finance laws with hush-money payments intended to skew the 2016 election. Specifically, they detailed how Trump’s lawyer and self-described fixer Michael Cohen bought the silence of two women who said they had sexual liaisons with Trump — and did so in order to help Trump win the presidency — with the president’s full knowledge.

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