New York prosecutors seek Trump trial delay to at least mid-April

New York prosecutors who charged former President Donald Trump with making hush money payments to a former porn star during the 2016 campaign are seeking to delay the start of Trump’s trial by up to 30 days, according to their latest filing.

Lawyers for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg proposed the delay to ensure Trump’s counsel could have time to review a new slate of records relevant to the indictment.

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg speaks at a press conference after the arraignment of former President Donald Trump in New York on Tuesday, April 4, 2023. | (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

“Specifically, yesterday the [U.S. Attorney’s Office] produced approximately 31,000 pages of additional records and represented that there will be another production of documents by next week,” prosecutors told Justice Juan Merchan on Thursday, adding that the total amount of
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