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Trump’s latest charges will only deepen his determination to win in 2024

By David Smith

28 Jul 2023 · 5 min read

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  1. Last week, Donald Trump was been charged with unlawfully retaining classified government documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida and obstructing justice. Prosecutors allege that he put some of America's most sensitive national security secrets at risk.

A tunnel lit by torchlight. An attempt to delete incriminating camera footage. A “boss” whose orders must be obeyed. And all to no avail.

The latest criminal charges against Donald Trump, the former US president, conjure images of the hapless Watergate burglars or a mob movie with elements of farce.

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