Trump lawyer urges jury to doubt Michael Cohen in closing arguments

NEW YORK — In a highly anticipated conclusion to the New York hush money trial, counsel for former President Donald Trump delivered a meticulous closing argument aimed at discrediting the prosecution’s case and instilling reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors.

Speaking calmly and methodically, defense attorney Todd Blanche guided the jury through key pieces of evidence, emphasizing that the case led by prosecutors with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg‘s office hinged on the unreliable testimony of Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen.

Former President Donald Trump speaks alongside his attorney Todd Blanche following the day’s proceedings in his trial on May 21, 2024, in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York. (Michael M. Santiago/Pool Photo via AP)

“You cannot convict President Trump,” Blanche repeatedly told the jury, stressing the sheer weight of its future
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