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NY v. Trump: Defense rests without calling former president to testify; motion to dismiss pending

Posted on AllSides May 21st, 2024
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Justice, Donald Trump, Hush Money, New York
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Defense attorneys in New York v. Trump rested their case Tuesday morning without calling former President Trump to the stand to testify. 

The prosecution rested its case Monday, and Trump defense attorneys called two witnesses — paralegal Daniel Sitko and a former legal adviser to Michael Cohen, Robert Costello — before resting its case. 

Judge Juan Merchan dismissed the jury until after Memorial Day. 

Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits in the courtroom during his hush money trial at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 21, 2024 in New York City. Attorney Robert Costello will...

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