Trump’s historic hush money trial gets underway; 1st day ends without any jurors being picked

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower after leaving Manhattan criminal court, Monday, April 15, 2024, in New York. The hush money trial of Trump begun Monday with jury selection. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)

NEW YORK — The historic hush money trial of Donald Trump got underway Monday with the arduous process of selecting a jury to hear the case charging the former president with falsifying business records in order to stifle stories about his sex life.