On Tuesday, former President Trump sat in court as he was read the list of total charges he would be facing over the coming months. On all 34 felony counts, Donald Trump pleaded not guilty. The charges stem from New York DA Alvin Bragg who alleges that the former President used 2016 campaign money to pay off adult film star, Stormy Daniels. Stormy Daniels claims that she had an affair in 2006 with Donald Trump and in 2016 she was paid 130,000 to sign an NDA stating she would not go forward with the story.
This event has dominated U.S. media over the past week, and in this Kudzu narrative brief, we are taking a deep dive into what the news has looked like on this topic over the last 3 days.