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Read the superseding indictment bringing new charges against Trump

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Federal prosecutors released a superseding indictment against former president Donald Trump Thursday, hitting him with a fresh charge over his alleged hiding of classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago home. In addition to the 31 counts he already faces, Trump was charged with illegally retaining national defense information.

The released documents reveal the details of the new charge as well as charges against Carlos De Oliveira, the second Trump aide to be charged in the documents case. If you’re unable to read the full text on mobile, the full pdf is available here.

Updated Trump charges July 27, 2023

More on the Trump classified documents indictment

The latest: U.S. District Judge Aileen M. Cannon overseeing Donald Trump’s classified documents case suggested that she might delay the planned scheduled, which includes a trial in May 2024.

The case: The criminal investigation looks into whether Trump took government secrets with him after he left the White House and obstructed a subsequent investigation. Trump has pleaded not guilty. Here’s what to know about the classified documents case.

The charges: Trump faces 40 separate charges in the documents case. Read the full text of the superseding indictment against Trump and our top takeaways from the indictment.

Can Trump still run for president? While it has never been attempted by a candidate from a major party before, Trump is allowed to run for president while under indictment in four separate cases — or even if he is convicted of a crime. Here’s how Trump’s indictment could impact the 2024 election.