Michael Cohen pressed on his crimes and lies as defense attacks key Trump hush money trial witness

NEW YORK (AP) — With prosecutors' hush money case against Donald Trump barreling toward its end, defense lawyers pressed former attorney Michael Cohen on his criminal history and past lies Thursday as they worked to convince jurors not to believe the star witness' pivotal testimony.

As Trump looked on, defense attorney Todd Blanche peppered Cohen with questions about his own misdeeds, painting him to the jury as a serial fabulist who is bent on seeing the presumptive Republican presidential nominee behind bars.

Whether the defense is successful in undermining Cohen's testimony could determine...

 

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