Indictment alert: Trump world figures just got criminally indicted in Wisconsin over 2020 election plot

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Donald Trump just finished being convicted in his criminal trial in New York. Even as he awaits three other criminal trials in DC, Florida, and Georgia, he also faces potential indictments in additional states. For instance, Michigan and Arizona both have active ongoing criminal probes into Trump’s 2020 election overthrow plot that have already resulted in the indictments of Trump’s associates.

Now we can add another state to the list. Wisconsin just criminally indicted a handful of key Trump associates including attorney Kenneth Chesebro. This is notable because Chesebro has already cut a cooperation deal in Georgia after having been indicted there, and Chesebro was notably absent from the recent indictments in Arizona, suggesting he may also be cooperating there. Chesebro has also reportedly been cooperating in Michigan.

But this new Wisconsin indictment against Kenneth Chesebro means that he’s either not cooperating there, or not cooperating sufficiently, or prosecutors in the state don’t want to give him a deal. This is notable because Chesebro’s ongoing cooperation in other states can be used to prosecute him in Wisconsin. In other words Chesebro appears to simply be screwed.

In the bigger picture, this raises the question of whether Wisconsin is gearing up to indict Donald Trump next. We’re already on Trump indictment watch in Arizona and Michigan, and now we can add Wisconsin to the watch list.

Because grand jury proceedings are secret, we don’t yet know if the criminal probes in these three states will make their way to Trump. Each state has different laws on the books, making it easier or harder to charge Trump alongside his underlings (for instance Georgia has much stronger RICO laws than most other states). And the evidence of Trump’s personal involvement in each state is also going to vary. Some states have recorded phone calls and such, while others don’t. But the odds are growing that Trump isn’t done being indicted.

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