Trump argues one-month New York trial delay is ‘not sufficient’

Attorneys for Donald Trump told a judge in New York on Friday that they would need more than a 30-day trial delay in the former president’s hush money case to review tens of thousands of discovery documents they received this month.

They asked Judge Juan Merchan to schedule a hearing, instead of set a new trial date, so that parties in the case can review what Trump’s defense team says were discovery violations by Democratic Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, according to a court filing. The trial is currently scheduled to begin on March 25.

“An adjournment is necessary, and thirty days is not sufficient given the volume of recently produced materials and the nature of the ongoing disputes,” Trump’s attorneys wrote.

Their request for a hearing comes after they asked for a 90-day delay because of the discovery dumps.
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