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New Witness Testimony AGAIN Exonerates Trump In “Hush Money” Cohen Case

Breaking news from the NY v. Trump case.

New testimony reveals that former President Trump wasn’t pulling the strings on reimbursements to Michael Cohen after all.

Of course he wasn’t.

A Trump Organization exec, Jeffrey McConney, spilled the beans, debunking the idea that Trump personally ordered the payments.

This courtroom drama is full of surprises!

What tactic will the Dems pull next?

What’s the next lie to be exposed?

Fox News reports:

Former President Trump did not personally direct a Trump Organization executive to set up reimbursement payments to former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, according to witness testimony Monday in the NY v. Trump case.

“Michael Cohen was a lawyer?” defense attorney Emil Bove asked former Trump Organization controller Jeffrey McConney on Monday at the start of the fourth week of the trial.

“Sure, yes,” McConney responded.

“And payments to lawyers by the Trump Organization are legal expenses, right?” asked Bove.

“Yes,” said McConney.

“President Trump did not ask you to do any of the things you just described … correct?” Bove asked.

“He did not,” McConney replied.

Trump is in Manhattan for the fourth week of a trial in which he faces 34 counts of falsifying business records. The NY v. Trump case focuses on Trump’s former attorney, Cohen, paying former pornographic actor Stormy Daniels $130,000 to allegedly quiet her claims of an alleged extramarital affair she had with the then-real estate tycoon in 2006. Trump has denied having an affair with Daniels.

Prosecutors allege that the Trump Organization reimbursed Cohen and fraudulently logged the payments as legal expenses. Prosecutors are working to prove that Trump falsified records with the intent to commit or conceal a second crime, which is a felony.

McConney, who served as the Trump Organization’s controller for more than two decades, took the stand Monday, where he was grilled by both prosecutors and the defense team.

McConney testified that he was directed by former Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg to reimburse Cohen with $35,000 per month payments, with the last being sent to Cohen in December 2017.

McConney also detailed that Cohen was initially reimbursed through a trust before switching to payments from Trump’s personal account. An email from McConney to Cohen was entered into evidence, which showed the controller replying to Cohen and confirming that checks would have to be sent to the White House to be signed by Trump.

Cohen was paid a total of $420,000, according to the testimony, a sum that was “grossed up” so Cohen wouldn’t lose money through taxes.

His testimony during cross-examination bolstered the Trump team’s defense, with McConney outlining that the 45th president did not have an active role in the reimbursements to Cohen.

“And as far as you know, President Trump did not ask anyone to do those things?” Bove continued, as prosecutors objected.

“In none of the conversations that you had with Mr. Weisselberg, did he suggest that President Trump had told him to do these things?” Bove pressed.

“Allen never told me that,” McConney said.

You have to wonder, is it the courts goal to keep Trump off the campaign trail?

The judge keeps allowing testimony that has us scratching our heads.

And let’s not forget that Cohen should be behind bars, doing a 70 year prison sentence.

But he’s got that get-out-of-jail card.


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