Alvin Bragg, a former New York state and federal prosecutor, drew national attention when he made history as the Manhattan District Attorney's Office first Black district attorney. Now he is back in the spotlight as his office nears a conclusion in its yearslong investigation into former President Donald Trump's alleged role in a hush money scheme.

Bragg has remained tight-lipped on the details of the latest Trump probe, which he inherited from his predecessor, Cy Vance, who began the investigation when Trump was still in the White House.

CNN's Devan Cole, Kara Scannell and Sonia Moghe contributed to this report.