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Cohen is "a tour guide" through Trump's hush money case, prosecutor says

Posted on AllSides May 28th, 2024
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The defense finished delivering their closing arguments on Tuesday, making their final pitch to jurors that former Trump fixer Michael Cohen should not be trusted, while the prosecution called efforts to make the case about Cohen "a deflection."

Why it matters: Lawyers for the former president hammered Cohen, arguing that jurors cannot convict the former president based on his "lies," as the first-ever criminal trial of a U.S. president inches closer to its conclusion.

The prosecution, meanwhile, is seeking to re-center the focus of case to Trump, telling jurors that...

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