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2954 - Florida Hearing in Trump Classified Documents Case Devolves Into Shouting Match
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  • 2954 - Florida Hearing in Trump Classified Documents Case Devolves Into Shouting Match

    A shouting match broke out today between attorneys during pre-trial proceedings in the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case. The disagreement was over a long-disputed 2022 meeting between a prosecutor and an attorney for former President Trump’s personal aide Walt Nauta. Plus, Judge Aileen Cannon seemed skeptical of arguments to dismiss charges against Trump and his co-defendants. But, she has yet to rule on the motions she considered on Wednesday. Former Trump White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and former U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin talk to Anderson about the case. Also, in a 360° exclusive, CNN’s Elizabeth Wagmeister talks to a woman who alleges Harvey Weinstein assaulted her nearly a decade ago. The woman also says she was the target of a "catch-and-kill" effort by the National Enquirer, similar to what's been described in the former president's hush money trial.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thu, 23 May 2024
  • 2953 - Donald Trump’s Defense Rests Its Case in Hush Money Criminal Trial

    The Trump defense rested today in the criminal hush money trial without calling the former president to the witness stand after he said at one point that he'd testify. The trial is adjourned until next Tuesday when closing arguments are expected. CNN legal commentator Robert Ray, counsel to former President Trump in his first impeachment trial, and former New York Supreme Court judge Diane Kiesel break down what happens next. Plus, a video was posted on the former president’s Truth Social account Monday that included images of a fake newspaper article that contained the words "unified Reich." The video was removed from his account Tuesday morning, and a Trump campaign spokesperson said in a statement that the video was not created by the campaign and was “reposted by a staffer who clearly did not see the word, while the president was in court.” CNN political commentators Van Jones and Alyssa Farah Griffin talk about how something like this happens and why it took so long to take it down.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Wed, 22 May 2024
  • 2952 - Judge Clears Courtroom in Trump Hush Money Trial

    There was high drama and tension in the former president's hush money trial on Monday. At one point, Judge Juan Merchan admonished defense witness Robert Costello. According to the court transcript, the judge told Costello “if you try to stare me down one more time, I will remove you from the stand."  New York Times' senior political correspondent Maggie Haberman and former chief judge of the U.S. Middle District Court of Pennsylvania John E. Jones III join AC360 to break down today’s proceedings. Plus, Anderson speaks with television host Bill Maher about his new book "What This Comedian Said Will Shock You" and the current state of play for American politics.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Tue, 21 May 2024
  • 2951 - Trump Lawyer Challenges Michael Cohen’s Memory

    A blockbuster day during former President Trump’s criminal hush money trial. Trump attorney Todd Blanche repeatedly raised questions about Michael Cohen’s honesty during cross-examination. In another notable development, sources tell CNN the defense may call attorney Robert Costello to the stand to continue their claim that Cohen is a liar. Anderson Cooper and Kaitlan Collins lead a full debrief tonight with guests including jury and trial consultant Renato Stabile, courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg, one of Trump's former attorneys William Brennan, and Cohen's former attorney and current legal adviser Lanny Davis.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Fri, 17 May 2024
  • 2950 - Trump Defense Team Thursday Will Focus On Challenging What Cohen Said In His Direct Testimony

    Sources say former President Trump's attorney Todd Blanche plans to go after Michael Cohen as he continues his testimony tomorrow. Blanche plans to challenge Cohen's recollection of at least one conversation he claimed to have had with Trump as well as other inconsistent statements Trump's team believes Cohen has made. Former chief judge for the US Middle District of Pennsylvania John E. Jones III, former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Toobin, former counsel to House Democrats during the former President's first impeachment Norm Eisen, and CNN's Kara Scannell talk to Anderson about what is expected in court tomorrow. Plus, ABC News anchor and veteran of the Clinton White House George Stephanopoulos discusses Trump and Biden's potential debate stage rematch, and his new book "The Situation Room: The Inside Story of Presidents in Crisis."  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Thu, 16 May 2024
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