Donald Trump has been indicted by a grand jury in New York, making him the first former or sitting president of the United States to face criminal charges. His arrest is related to hush money payments to keep alleged extramarital affairs out of the public eye during the 2016 presidential campaign. The news has unsurprisingly dominated headlines in the United States – but what’s the global reaction? We speak to Al Jazeera journalists to find out.
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In this episode:
- Abderrahim Foukara (@afoukara), Al Jazeera Washington Bureau Chief
- Gabriel Elizondo (@elizondogabriel), Al Jazeera New York correspondent
- Lucia Newman (@lucianewman), Al Jazeera Latin America editor
- Nicolas Haque (@nicolashaque), Al Jazeera West Africa correspondent
This episode was produced by Ashish Malhotra with Negin Owliaei and our host, Malika Bilal. Khaled Soltan fact-checked this episode.
Our sound designer is Alex Roldan. Munera Al Dosari and Adam Abou-Gad are our engagement producers.
Alexandra Locke is The Take’s executive producer, and Ney Alvarez is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.
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