Donald Trump is the first former U.S. president to be indicted.
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Former President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to 34 felony counts of falsifying business records, after being indicted by a Manhattan grand jury last week.
He is the first former U.S. president to be indicted.
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Former President Donald Trump's first court hearing following his indictment on 34 counts of falsifying business records lasted 57 minutes, according to court records.
Read the full transcript of Tuesday's arraignment here.
In his closing remarks, former President Donald Trump said there is a "very dark cloud over our beloved country."
He addressed the crowd for about 25 minutes.
Former President Donald Trump has started his address at his Mar-a-Lago estate, hours after he was arraigned on criminal charges.
"God bless you all. I never thought anything like this could happen in America," were Trump's first words.
Trump claimed the "fake case" was brought "only to interfere with the upcoming 2024 election" and said it should be "dropped immediately."
Some members of Donald Trump's family just entered the Mar-a-Lago ballroom for the former president's remarks.
Conference Camera Trump's son Donald Trump Jr., with Kimberly Guilfoyle, and his daughter Tiffany Trump entered the room to loud applause from the crowd.