Follow updates from surrender to New York arraignment

  • Trump arraignment expected about 2:15 p.m. in New York court.
  • Trump scheduled a speech at 8:15 p.m. from Mar-a-Lago.
  • A lawyer for key witness Michael Cohen contends he has evidence to back up hush money payments.

Donald Trump is set to be arraigned Tuesday in New York, a historic moment as the first former president ever to face criminal charges and a dramatic backdrop for the 2024 presidential race as he campaigns again for the White House.

  • Trump surrenders: Trump surrendered at Manhattan District Attorney’s Office at 1:23 p.m. EST.
  • What’s at stake: The high-stakes case represents risks for Trump, who faces possible criminal penalties if convicted, and also Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, who Republicans including Trump have vilified as politically motivated.
  • What was grand jury investigating?:  Witnesses said Trump arranged for his former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, to pay two women for their silence before the 2016 election.
  • 2024 election: Trump denied wrongdoing and noted Cohen is a convicted liar. Trump’s rivals for the GOP nomination have criticized Bragg, with some saying voters should decide the former president’s fate.

Trump surrenders at Manhattan DA’s Office, under arrest

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City on Tuesday.

Donald Trump has surrendered to New York authorities at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he will be processed and later arraigned as the first former president to face criminal prosecution.

Trump arrived at the DA’s office at 1:23 p.m. EST following a short trip from his Trump Tower residence. He is accompanied by his Secret Service detail, which is expected to be at his side through the process, including his appearance before a judge in the Criminal Courts Building in lower Manhattan.

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