Elected officials are charged with representing their constituents, but often find themselves accused of committing crimes while executing their duties.

former President Donald Trump wears a blue suit and tie as he sits in a NY courtroom
donald trump appears in court
Former President Donald Trump, who is required to be in court, has maintained his innocence in the Trump Hush Money Trial, where he's accused of falsifying business records to cover up hush money payments related to an alleged sexual scandal.
Actor Robert DeNiro holds a press conference outside the courthouse denouncing, 'loser,
donald trump appears in court
The judge denied a motion by the attorneys for former president Donald Trump to dismiss the indictment against him in the Georgia Election Interference case.
Attorneys for both sides were in court for a motion hearing to dismiss the indictment.
photos of donald trump, Fani Willis and nathan wade
fani willis and nathan wade
fani willis testifies
former President Donald Trump gestures with his hand.
President Donald Trump walks down a hallway
Booking photo of Kyle Lewter
John Floyd III testifies and admits that he watched coverage of Fani Willis' testimony.
john floyd testifies
Fani Willis testifies in hearing to determine whether she'll be disqualified from Trump case.
fani willis testifies
Fani Willis on the stand.
Nathan Wade talks about trips he took with Trump.
Nathan Wade at Feb. 15 hearing.