Trump trial: Attorneys to deliver opening statements in hush money case

Attorneys will make their opening cases in former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial on Monday, providing a preview of the evidence they plan to present in court during the forthcoming weeks.

Trump’s defense team and prosecutors for Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg will each take turns delivering an opening statement on the allegations that Trump hid payments to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016 to help his presidential election.

Trump’s defense team is led by two veteran attorneys, Todd Blanche and Susan Necheles. Bragg’s team includes Matthew Colangelo, who has experience investigating Trump through his previous work for President Joe Biden’s Department of Justice and the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James. Other prosecutors include Joshua Steinglass, Christopher Conroy, and Susan Hoffinger.

Defense attorneys have already signaled that they plan to showcase credibility problems with
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