How many years of prison sentence can Trump get? Will he be able to contest the presidential election?

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Donald Trump has been convicted in the hush money scandalThe former President can be sentenced to a maximum of 4 years in prison According to the Constitution, there is no obstacle to his becoming President again

Washington/New York. Former US President Donald Trump has been convicted in the hush money case. The jury has given its verdict, finding all the charges against him to be true. Trump is the strongest presidential candidate from the Republican Party, so questions are being raised whether he will be able to contest the elections in November after being found guilty in the hush money scandal? The second big question is how many years Donald Trump can be sentenced to and thirdly, how many years is the maximum jail sentence in the case in which he has been convicted?

Can Trump still become president?
After being convicted in the hush money case, the biggest question now is whether Donald Trump can contest the presidential election and become president? According to the provisions of the US Constitution, the answer is yes. Donald Trump can become the President of America despite the conviction. The US Constitution mentions the eligibility criteria to become the President. According to this, to become the President, one must be at least 35 years of age. Also, the person must be a natural born citizen of America. Apart from this, he must have lived in the country for at least 14 years.

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Will Donald Trump go to jail?
The second big question is, how many years can Donald Trump be sentenced to after being convicted in the hush money case and can he go to jail or not? The case in which Donald Trump has been convicted can carry a jail sentence of 1 to a maximum of 4 years. However, there are rare cases in America in which a person convicted of falsifying business records has to go to jail, unless that person has a prior criminal record. Usually, a person convicted of falsifying business records has to stay in jail for a year or less. However, in such a case, a fine is usually imposed.

Can Trump appeal?
Can Donald Trump challenge the verdict after being convicted in the hush money case or not? Donald Trump has the right to appeal against the verdict. On the other hand, if Donald Trump is sentenced to jail beyond the fine, he can be kept under house arrest instead of being sent to jail. Donald Trump can also file an application for bail.

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