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Donald Trump’s New York hush cash trial will resume at Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday morning, with the previous president’s estranged ex-lawyer Michael Cohen due again on the witness stand for additional cross-examination from the defence.

Cohen endured one thing of a rocky experience throughout final Thursday’s look, when he was accused of mendacity by Trump legal professional Todd Blanche and challenged over inconsistencies in his public statements in regards to the Stormy Daniels payoff on the coronary heart of the case.

Mr Trump denies having an affair with the grownup movie star and the entire 34 felony prices he faces over the $130,000 fee made to her in October 2016 to make sure her silence and stop the Republican’s presidential marketing campaign going up in smoke.

It remains to be not clear whether or not the defendant himself plans to testify or what number of witnesses, if any, the defence would possibly name.

Over the weekend, Mr Trump addressed the National Rifle Association in Dallas, Texas, and pledged to roll again all anti-gun laws launched by his predecessor Joe Biden ought to he safe a second time period within the White House.

Alex Woodward is protecting the trial for The Independent at Manhattan Criminal Court.



Good morning and welcome to The Independent’s reside protection of Donald Trump’s New York hush cash trial and the prolonged Trump political universe.

Day 19 in Judge Juan Merchan’s New York courtroom will see estranged former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen return to the witness stand for additional cross-examination from the defence.

Joe Sommerlad20 May 2024 08:40