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Prosecution rests in Sussmann trial as defense mulls putting the defendant on witness stand

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2022
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Politics, Michael Sussmann, Russia Probe, Hillary Clinton
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Prosecutors with special counsel John Durham’s team rested their case Wednesday against Hillary Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann after presenting the jury with the strongest evidence yet that he lied to the FBI.

They showed the jury Mr. Sussmann’s billing records in which he charged Mrs. Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign for the time he spent at the FBI peddling a false story about then-candidate Donald Trump’s links to Russia’s Alfa Bank, which has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The expense reports and billing records were admitted into evidence showing he billed the Clinton campaign for three hours on...

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