Trial Tension: Trump’s Inner Circle Takes the Stand

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Former President Donald Trump attends trial at Manhattan Criminal court, Monday, May 6, 2024, in New York. (Steven Hirsch /New York Post via AP, Pool)
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Stepping into another intense week, the Manhattan courtroom could hit pivotal moments in Donald Trump’s hush money trial. The trial, now entering week number three, has prosecutors digging deeper into Trump’s inner circle and building a case with testimonials from top aides.

Last Friday, Hope Hicks, a key witness and former top aide, provided jurors with an inside look at the 2016 campaign’s most turbulent days. Her testimony revolved around the fallout from the notorious 2005 Access Hollywood tape and Trump’s moves to quash emerging scandalous stories via hush money payments. 

Coming up, Michael Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, is slated to testify, facing tough scrutiny from the defense aimed at questioning his reliability. Trump, denying all allegations, faces 24 felony charges over the alleged cover-up through falsified business records. As the legal drama unfolds, all eyes are on what could be a defining chapter in this high-stakes legal battle.


Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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