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What Trump's historic N.Y. criminal trial is revealing

Two days into his historic criminal trial, Trump is confronting the same rare feeling that fueled his erratic behavior in the wake of the 2020 election: a loss of control.

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What Trump's historic N.Y. criminal trial is revealing
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    The big picture

    He's a criminal defendant with the same rights — and restrictions — as any American facing charges in the State of New York.

    Trump, the defendant, confronts courtroom reality

    Trump, the defendant, confronts courtroom reality

    Trump is quickly learning that Manhattan's criminal courthouse is not like the court of public opinion, where he's broken every rule of politics and bulldozed his way to total Republican dominance.

    Between the lines

    The New York hush money case is the first of four criminal cases that could see Trump stand trial. Here's what we know about this case so far.

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