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Jury selection begins in Trump’s hush money trial

Donald Trump’s first criminal trial started Monday in New York City. In the first criminal trial of any former president, he faces 34 counts of falsifying business records to cover up an alleged extramarital affair that surfaced during his 2016 campaign. William Brangham has been covering the former president’s legal cases and reports from New York.

Jury selection begins in Trump’s hush money trial

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