Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg Says Donald Trump Conviction Was Reached “Without Fear Or Favor”

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, marking his successful prosecution and conviction of former President Donald Trump, credited the result as an example of his department’s enforcement of the law “without fear or favor.”

“While this defendant may be unlike any other in American history, we arrived at this trial and ultimately today this verdict in the same manner as every other case that comes to the courtroom doors by following the facts and law, in doing so, with out fear or favor,” he told reporters.

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Bragg declined to say what recommendation his office would seek when it comes to sentencing, which is scheduled for July 11.

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Bragg brought the case last year, the first of four indictments that Trump was facing. Many pundits and legal analysts expressed doubts about the case, as it was a complicated set of charges as it tied falsifying of business records to an underlying crime.

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“We should all be thankful for the careful attention that this jury paid to the evidence and the law in their time and commitment over these past several weeks,” he said.

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Bragg said, “Today, we have the most important voice of all, and that is the voice of the jurors. They have spoken. Donald J. Trump has been convicted of 34 counts of falsifying business records.”

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