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Trump's Fate Moves to the Jury's Hands

Things kick off at 10am Wednesday

(Newser) - Donald Trump's fate is now in the jury's hands. After a Tuesday packed with closing arguments that went into the evening hours, 12 jurors will on Wednesday be able to discuss the case amongst themselves for the first time. They'll deliberate whether to convict the former president...

In Court, Stormy Daniels Has 'Dressed for History'

Adult performer/director has defied expectations on how to look

(Newser) - All eyes have been on Stormy Daniels' testimony in Donald Trump's hush money trial , including on what the adult entertainer has worn to court. The New York Times notes she has "dressed for history—and a jury," although, due to no cameras inside the Manhattan courtroom, the...

'You Made All This Up, Right?'
'You Made All
This Up, Right?'

'You Made All This Up, Right?'

Stormy Daniels clashes with Trump attorney as she concludes testimony

(Newser) - Stormy Daniels has concluded her testimony in Donald Trump's hush-money trial, and Thursday brought more sharp exchanges between her and a defense lawyer attempting to undermine her credibility.
  • "You made all this up, right?" asked Trump lawyer Susan Necheles, referring to Daniels' account of a sexual encounter with

Daniels Says She Hates Trump, Wants Him 'Held Responsible'

Judge said Trump was 'cursing audibly"

(Newser) - Before Donald Trump's hush-money trial adjourned for the day on Tuesday, there were some tense exchanges between Stormy Daniels and Trump lawyer Susan Necheles. The New York Times reports that Daniels was "almost yelling" as she denied Necheles' accusations that she had lied and attempted to extort money...

Lawyers Request Mistrial After 'Prejudicial' Daniels Testimony

'There's no way to unring that bell,' Trump lawyer says

(Newser) - Donald Trump's lawyers called for a mistrial for the first time in his hush-money case Tuesday after explosive testimony from Stormy Daniels . Trump lawyer Todd Blanche said some of Daniels' testimony about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump has "nothing to do with this case and is extremely...

Stormy Daniels Tells Jury About Trump Encounter

'What did I misread to get here?' she says of alleged hotel tryst

(Newser) - Stormy Daniels did indeed take the stand on Tuesday, recounting for jurors her 2006 encounter with Donald Trump in Lake Tahoe, reports the Hill . The adult-film star says she had dinner with Trump in his hotel room before having sex, though he has denied the latter. Daniels is central to...

Stormy Daniels Gets Ready to Testify

Former adult-film actress expected to take the stand on Tuesday

(Newser) - Tuesday should be an interesting day in Donald Trump's hush-money trial —none other than Stormy Daniels is expected to testify. The adult-film actress is, of course, central to the case, notes the Hill : She received $130,000 from former Trump "fixer" Michael Cohen in 2016 to keep...

Daniels' Lawyer on Election Night: 'What Have We Done?'

Keith Davidson testifies about his 'gallows humor' in regard to helping Trump

(Newser) - Thursday's testimony in Donald Trump's hush-money trial again featured the former attorney for Stormy Daniels, who was asked about election-night texts he sent to the editor of the National Enquirer in 2016:
  • "What have we done?" attorney Keith Davidson wrote to editor Dylan Howard when it became

Judge Holds Trump in Contempt, Fines Him $9K

Merchan says former president could face jail next time

(Newser) - Donald Trump was held in contempt of court Tuesday and fined $9,000 for repeatedly violating a gag order that barred him from making public statements about witnesses, jurors, and some others connected to his New York hush money case. If he does it again, the judge warned, he could...

Pecker Airs 'Catch and Kill' Stories About Other Celebrities

Meanwhile, prosecutors accuse Trump of more violations of gag order

(Newser) - A lot of celebrity dirt was aired during day seven of Donald Trump's hush-money trial, only some of that being Trump's own. Former National Enquirer publisher David Pecker testified Thursday that Trump was nervous about the publication holding boxes of materials related to "catch and kill" stories...

In Trump Case, 'Layers Upon Layers of Evidence'

Opening arguments begin Monday in hush-money case in Manhattan

(Newser) - Opening arguments in the People of the State of New York versus Donald J. Trump—otherwise known as Trump's hush-money trial —get underway Monday morning in a Manhattan courtroom, reports NBC News . The lowdown:
  • First witness: Prosecutors from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's office are expected to

Trump Arrives at Court for Historic Trial

Jury selection begins Monday in his hush-money case

(Newser) - Donald Trump arrived at a Manhattan courtroom Monday morning to watch jury selection begin in his hush-money trial , briefly speaking outside and calling the case an "assault on America," reports the Hill . And it's not just any trial, of course, but the "first criminal trial of...

Jury Selection in Trump's First Criminal Trial Starts Today
A High-Stakes
Day Arrives
for Trump

the rundown

A High-Stakes Day Arrives for Trump

On Monday, he becomes the first former US president to face a criminal trial

(Newser) - An unprecedented moment will take place Monday in Manhattan, when jury selection begins for Donald Trump's trial in what will be the first-ever criminal trial for a former US president. A roundup of some of the points being made in coverage leading up to the historic proceedings in his...

Trump's Jury Questionnaire Is Released

Judge has 42 questions for potential jurors in Stormy Daniels case set to begin Monday

(Newser) - Judge Juan Merchan doesn't care if potential jurors in Donald Trump's hush money trial particularly like or don't like the former president, but he does care if they've dabbled in groups like QAnon, the Proud Boys, or antifa. As Politico reports, the New York Supreme Court...

Trump Loses Fight to Delay Hush-Money Trial

It will start April 15, judge rules

(Newser) - Donald Trump may have received good news in his civil fraud case on Monday, but he also received bad news in his hush-money case . A New York judge said the latter trial would begin on April 15 despite the former president's attempts to delay it. Judge Juan M. Merchan...

Trump Asks Judge to Delay NY Criminal Trial

His lawyers want judge to wait for ruling on immunity

(Newser) - Donald Trump is trying to delay his New York criminal trial scheduled to begin March 25 . In a court filing Monday, his lawyers asked Judge Juan Merchan to delay the trial until after the Supreme Court rules on his claim of presidential immunity in his federal election interference case, NBC...

In Documentary, Stormy Daniels Says Trump Cornered Her

'Stormy' premieres on Peacock next week

(Newser) - The trailer for Stormy, the Stormy Daniels documentary, came out last week in advance of the film's premiere at South by Southwest on Friday. And next week, you can watch it on Peacock when it starts streaming March 18. The trailer illustrates how "chaotic" Daniels' life has been...

NY Judge to Trump: We're Going to Trial

Former president's first criminal trial will get underway in March

(Newser) - Donald Trump's hopes of avoiding a criminal trial before the election were torpedoed on Thursday. A Manhattan judge ruled that the hush-money case against the former president will proceed as scheduled, with jury selection to begin on March 25, reports the AP . The decision clears the way for the...

Trump Judge Says Hush Money Is Outside Presidential Duties

Former president loses attempt to move case to federal court

(Newser) - A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump's bid to move his hush money criminal case from New York state court to federal court, ruling that the former president had failed to meet a high legal bar for changing jurisdiction. US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein found that the allegations...

2 Views on the Case Against Trump
2 Views on the
Case Against Trump

2 Views on the Case Against Trump

For some, it's 'weaker' than expected. For others, it's 'more significant'

(Newser) - We finally have a look at the New York case against former President Trump and "there are few surprises, except perhaps astonishment that Mr. Bragg's case looks even weaker than we expected," writes the Wall Street Journal editorial board, which is left asking, "Where is the...

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