1. Federal criminal investigation into White House records removal: Possible violations of laws related to the Presidential Records Act and the handling of classified material. Federal law bars the removal of classified documents to unauthorized locations. To bring criminal charges against Trump, investigators would need to prove he acted knowingly.
  2. Georgia criminal investigation of Trump for interference in state’s 2020 presidential election: Attempts to get officials in Georgia to undo President Joe Biden’s election win there. Trump and his allies, including personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, could face criminal charges if it can be proven to a grand jury they broke state law by privately pressuring Georgia’s top election official to invalidate Biden’s victory.
  3. Federal criminal investigation into the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot: Trump’s actions leading up to the insurrection at the Capitol by a mob of his supporters, who swarmed through the halls of Congress, disrupting the confirmation of Biden’s election.The Justice Department has been conducting a widening investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in which multiple people died. The U.S. Attorney General has vowed to hold every person responsible for the siege to account. Whether that includes Trump and his political allies remains to be seen.Trump could be indicted on criminal charges with officials from his White House in connection with that effort.
  4. Select House Committee investigating January 6, riot: The committee cannot bring criminal or civil charges against Trump but is expected to present its findings in a damning final report. While the hearings are primarily symbolic, the committee, which will hear more testimony in the fall, can make criminal referrals to the Justice Department.
  5. Manhattan DA’s criminal probe of Trump Organization: The Manhattan district attorney’s investigators have been probing the Trump Organization and top company executives since 2019. The inquiry has resulted in criminal tax fraud charges against the company and its long-serving chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg. They have pleaded not guilty and are set to go on trial this fall. The Manhattan DA has insisted the investigation remains ongoing and that charges could still come against Trump. If convicted at trial, Weisselberg faces up to a year in prison and tens of thousands of dollars in fines. If the DA  decides to indict Trump, the former president will face the same fate.
  6. New York Attorney General Office civil investigation of Trump Organization business practices: Allegations that Trump’s company manipulated the stated valuations of real estate assets to obtain millions of dollars worth of financial benefits such as terms on loans and insurance and obtain tax breaks. The attorney general at the end of that investigation could seek to impose civil sanctions, including monetary penalties, on the Trump Organization. NY attorney general's civil investigation into Trump Organization. Trump’s already lost $110,000 in daily fines for failing to hand over evidence on time. He will stand to lose a lot more if the attorney general’s  office follows through with a lawsuit against him and his family real estate business seeking financial remedies.
  7. Rape defamation lawsuit by the writer E. Jean Carroll: Trump is scheduled to stand trial for a civil lawsuit in Manhattan federal court in February 2023 in a case where he is accused of defaming the journalist E. Jean Carroll in connection with her claim Trump raped her in the mid-1990s. If found liable at trial, the former president will likely be on the hook for a major payout
  8. Lawsuit over security roughing up protesters near Trump Tower: Trump is set to go on trial in September charged with influencing a violent exchange between Trump Tower security guards and protesters denouncing his anti-immigrant rhetoric in 2015. If he loses the case, Trump will likely be on the hook for another hefty legal settlement.


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