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Indictment Watch: A Difficult Case Against Trump
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Indictment Watch: A Difficult Case Against Trump

Waiting for a really good lightning strike.

Special counsel Jack Smith brings another round of charges against Donald Trump, this time concerning the former president’s attempts to subvert the results of the 2020 election. How does this indictment compare with the previous two? Will prosecutors be able to prove Trump was knowingly lying about the election? Does the indictment change anything for Trump? And is the country ready for this trial? Plus:

-Naming the co-conspirators

-Weighing up the other indictments

-Trump’s campaign boost

-An encouraging end note on our justice system

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Sarah Isgur is a senior editor at The Dispatch and is based in northern Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2019, she had worked in every branch of the federal government and on three presidential campaigns. When Sarah is not hosting podcasts or writing newsletters, she’s probably sending uplifting stories about spiders to Jonah, who only pretends to love all animals.

David French is a columnist for the New York Times. He’s a former senior editor of The Dispatch. He’s the author most recently of Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.