President Ulysses S. Grant.AP
Trump is not the first person to serve as president to learn that no one in the country is above the law.
In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant was arrested for speeding on his horse-drawn carriage in Washington, DC.
Grant ultimately paid a $20 bond but didn’t show up to court.
Donald Trump carries the unique distinction of being the only president to be impeached twice, and is now the only former president to face criminal charges.
A Manhattan grand jury has voted to indict Trump, pushing the US into unprecedented legal and political territory. Trump is running for president again in 2024, and this indictment threatens to inject more chaos into an election cycle that’s already expected to be tumultuous.
That said, Trump is not the first person to serve as commander-in-chief to learn that no one in the country is above the law.
In 1872, President Ulysses S. Grant was arrested for…