He said he will plead not guilty to the charges he faces: willful retention of national defense information, conspiracy to obstruct justice and false statements.
President Donald Trump arrived at the Federal Courthouse in Miami. He’ll be arraigned at 3 PM ET.
He said he would plead not guilty to the charges he faces: willful retention of national defense information, conspiracy to obstruct justice, and false statements.
Pleads Not Guilty
Trump pleads not guilty:
Former President Trump pleaded not guilty at a Miami federal courthouse Tuesday to 37 federal felony counts related to his alleged refusal to hand over classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago residence.
Trump made his first appearance in court for the case in Miami on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. He was indicted last week on the 37 counts by Special Counsel Jack Smith.
The FBI seized 102 documents from Trump with classification markings in August.
Trump entered the courthouse and processed:
Former President Donald Trump was placed under arrest by deputy US Marshals and his booking process and that of his co-defendant Walt Nauta have been completed, CNN reports from inside the courthouse.
The marshals are expected to take electronic copies of his fingerprints at some point during today’s proceedings. They are not expected to take a mugshot of Trump given his recognizability.
Trump arrived at the courthouse.
BREAKING: The motorcade of former president Donald Trump arrives at the Wilkie D. Ferguson U.S. Courthouse in Miami for his arraignment.
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Supporters cheered on former President Donald Trump as he arrived at a Miami courthouse Tuesday for arraignment.
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