Donald Trump appeared on Tuesday by videoconference in Manhattan court in his criminal trial for accounting fraud. The judge took the opportunity to notify him of communication restrictions on social networks .
Indicted at the end of March during a physical appearance that caused a media frenzy , the former US president pleaded not guilty to 34 accounting frauds related to payments to stifle business during the 2016 presidential campaign. concerns the famous X movie star Stormy Daniels.
Confidentiality of file elements
The judge, Juan Merchan, indicated Tuesday that the trial would begin on March 25, 2024, in the middle of the primary of the Republican party which will oppose Donald Trump to the governor of Florida Ron DeSantis. Until then, Trump is prohibited from disseminating certain elements of the case on social networks, in particular the documents communicated by the prosecution for him to prepare his defense.