Why was Donald Trump arrested?

DONALD Trump became the first former US President to pose for a mug shot after his arrest.

The reality TV star turned himself in to police in an Atlanta jail after being charged with voting charges.

Donald Trump's mugshot was released after he was booked in Georgia


Donald Trump’s mugshot was released after he was booked in GeorgiaPhoto credit: Planet Photos

Why was Donald Trump arrested?

Americans and the world woke up to the news of his arrest on August 24, 2023.

The nation was shocked when the mug shot of his arrest was released after he was booked in Georgia – the first ever taken of a US president.

It came as Donald Trump was being charged by Fulton County prosecutors in connection with him alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 election.

This was the result of a lengthy investigation into Trump and his allies since December 2020 to determine whether they have broken state laws.

You have been accused refused to accept his electoral defeat and “knowingly and willfully engaged in any conspiracy to unlawfully alter the outcome of the election in Trump’s favour.”

He denies all allegations against him.

These include conspiracy, soliciting an official to break his or her oath, false testimony and writings, and violations of the Georgia Oath Crook influenced and corrupt organization (RICO) Act.

Her total indictment listed 41 counts against all 19 defendants.

Trump’s Personal Attorney Rudy Giuliani, Trump Campaign Attorneys Jenna Ellis And Sydney Powellformer White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadowsand Georgia Republican Chairman David Shafer are among the named defendants.

donald trump responded, calling the charges “a travesty of justice.”

He later posted an image of his now-famous mugshot on X, formerly known as Twitter, with the caption: “Election interference. Never give up!”

This was his fourth arrest in five months as part of his criminal case.

Is Donald Trump still in prison?

Overall, Mr Trump remained at the prison facility 20 minutes.

A crowd of dozens of supporters waited for him in front of the entrance to witness the historic moment.

He reportedly paid a whopping $200,000 in bail to get out of Atlanta jail.

Although he is no longer being held, he is awaiting trial where he can contest the charges.

Bloomberg reports that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has given a possible Oct. 23 due date for Trump’s trial, but it has not been officially confirmed.

How tall and how heavy is Donald Trump?

According to Trump’s “self-reported” weight, registered at the Fulton County Jail, he weighs 215 pounds.

This was on his booking form, which was posted on the prison’s website after his arrest.

But get in touch The Washington Post claimed that this information “may not be accurate”.

If true, that weight is “significantly less” than what he weighed at his last physical by a White House doctor in 2020 – 244 pounds.

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Donald Trump also stated his height as 1.80m, which is the number he has often stated publicly.

Accordingly politicsOHowever, his New York driver’s license states that he is ‘6ft 2’ tall.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing edmund@ustimespost.com.

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