Trump arraigned in D.C. on charges he attempted to overturn 2020 election
A giant rat with features resembling those of former President Donald Trump has been set up outside the courthouse where Trump will be arraigned on Aug. 3, 2023. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)
WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump on Thursday faced arraignment on four criminal charges in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia stemming from his actions following the November 2020 election.
The charges included conspiracy to defraud the United States; conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding; obstruction of, and attempt to obstruct, an official proceeding; and conspiracy against rights.
A huge crowd of members of the media and the public — including both Trump supporters and opponents — gathered outside the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse at 333 Constitution Ave. NW in D.C. Below are photos of the scene.