Five big questions if Trump gets indicted

March 30, 2023

What’s the likely impact on Trump’s presidential campaign? GOP critics would argue it is the perfect illustration of how Trump brings just too much chaos in his wake. Trump can still legally run if he is indicted — and even if he is subsequently convicted. A Trump indictment would be a challenge for Trump’s GOP rivals, as well as himself. Ron DeSantis (R) — the biggest threat to Trump if he enters the presidential race — was excoriated by Trump allies when he responded to initial news of the likely indictment with a lengthy silence.