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The 54 charges Trump faces after his New York conviction


Former President Trump ended his time in a New York courtroom this week with a conviction, found guilty on all counts in his hush-money trial. But state charges in Georgia and federal ones Florida and Washington, D.C., await.

Trump made history as the first former U.S. president to become a convicted felon after the jury found him guilty on Thursday afternoon of falsifying business records to conceal his alleged affair with adult film actor Stormy Daniels ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

Judge Juan Merchan set a sentencing hearing for July 11, just days before the Republican National Convention where Trump is set to formally accept the GOP's presidential nomination.

Trump faces an additional 54 criminal charges, though it is unclear if any will reach a jury before November's election.

10 charges in Georgia 2020 election interference case
Trump, along with 18 other defendants, was charged with entering an unlawful conspiracy to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia. Each defendant was charged under the state's racketeering law.

The former president was originally charged with 13 state felony counts by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis (D), but three of them have been tossed out by Fulton County Superior Judge Scott McAfee.

Trump has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Willis, who saw her case partially derailed after one of Trump's co-defendants tried to have her removed over a romantic relationship with a special prosecutor assigned to the case, is appealing the dismissal of some counts.

Trump has appealed McAfee's decision to allow Willis to continue with the case provided her former lover, Nathan Wade, stepped aside, which he did.

In April, McAfee rejected Trump's attempt to toss the charges under the First Amendment.

The judge has not set a trial date yet in the case.