June 9, 2023

Whitehouse Statement on Former President Trump’s Indictment by the Justice Department

Providence, RI – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement after federal prosecutors from the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment charging former President Donald Trump with 37 felony counts:

“This is the most astonishing of moments, and the most mundane:  a man has been charged by a grand jury with a crime.  Due process and rule of law are essential American virtues, upon which politics must never intrude; this case will play out under established law and judicial supervision.”

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