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This the Trump Indictment That Really Matters

This the Trump Indictment That Really Matters

[ad_1] This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. Donald Trump stands indicted for attempting to thwart the peaceful transfer of power and subvert the rights of American citizens. This is the moment that will decide our future as a democracy. First, here are three new stories from The Atlantic: This Is the Case Over the past year, state and federal prosecutors have alleged that Donald Trump went on something like a crime spree as a presidential candidate, as the sitting president, and then as a private citizen after his defeat. The charges, from Manhattan to Mar-a-Lago, include business fraud, the illegal retention of classified material, and the destruction of evidence. All of these accusations, however, pale in importance next to the indictment handed down today. Trump is accused of multiple conspiracies against the United States, all designed to keep him in power against the will of …