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Banks Quoted in The Hill Article on Trump’s Indictments

July 29, 2023

The Hill

William C. Banks

William C. Banks

Trump announced last week that he has been informed he is a target in the Justice Department investigation into his efforts to remain in power after losing the 2020 election, a development that could foreshadow additional federal charges against him. 

Experts say the DOJ investigation poses another risk for Trump since it is based in Washington, D.C.

“Going forward I think there’s almost no doubt he’s going to be indicted in Washington. And because he’s going to be indicted in Washington and the potential for a jury that would sit and judge him in Washington, his prospects for remaining free got a lot darker,” says William Banks, professor emeritus of public administration and international affairs.

Read more in The Hill article, “Trump indictments leave him fighting for higher office — and maybe his freedom.”

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