Donald Trump indicted: Lawmakers, allies and critics react

Democrats, Republicans and more took to social media on Thursday after reports surfaced that a grand jury in New York has voted to indict former President Donald Trump.

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The indictment was filed under seal and not immediately made public. However, The Associated Press and The Washington Post reported that the grand jury has been hearing evidence related to a payment made to adult film star Stormy Daniels before the 2016 presidential election aimed at keeping her quiet about an affair she says she had with Trump years earlier.

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Former President Donald Trump

Stormy Daniels and her attorney, Clark Brewster

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

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Trump’s son, Eric Trump

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif.

Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr.

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas

Trump’s estranged niece, Mary Trump

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y.

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