Trump Looks to Block Key Witnesses at Hush-money Trial

Former President Donald Trump’s legal team moved Monday to prevent three primary witnesses from testifying in his hush-money trial, set to begin next month in New York.

Trump attorney Todd Blanche sought to block testimony from Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen and the two women that he is accused of paying to keep silent about alleged affairs, adult entertainer Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal.

The motion goes after witness credibility, noting that Cohen has already perjured himself, and Daniels, aka Stephanie Clifford, “intends to offer false, salacious, and unduly prejudicial testimony relating to President Trump.”

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