Trump presents unique challenge: Will he be charged with a crime?

Analysts caution that any case brought against Mr Trump has to be iron-clad, leaving no room whatsoever for ambiguity. PHOTO: REUTERS
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WASHINGTON - The United States is in an intensifying and combustible political situation, marked by sharply heightened rhetoric amid growing speculation on whether former president Donald Trump will, or will not, be charged with a crime - and the consequences of either course of action.

On Friday (Aug 26), the 32-page affidavit the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) used to obtain its warrant to search Mr Trump's home in Florida on Aug 8 was made public - but with many redactions.

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