Trump tri­al: Pros­e­cu­tors unveil plans to cross-exam­ine Trump in hush mon­ey case

Trump trial: Prosecutors unveil plans to cross-examine Trump in hush money case

Pros­e­cu­tors in the New York crim­i­nal hush mon­ey case against Don­ald Trump filed a notice Wednes­day out­lin­ing their plans to ques­tion the for­mer pres­i­dent about his pre­vi­ous civ­il tri­als to under­mine his cred­i­bil­i­ty.
The so-called San­doval notice by Man­hat­tan Dis­trict Attor­ney Alvin Bragg includes “facts” per­tain­ing to the civ­il fraud tri­al against the Trump Orga­ni­za­tion brought by New York Attor­ney Gen­er­al Leti­tia James (D), and the two “sex­u­al abuse” defama­tion law­suits brought against him by writer E. Jean Car­roll.

For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump awaits the start of pro­ceed­ings on the sec­ond day of jury selec­tion at Man­hat­tan crim­i­nal court, Tues­day, April 16, 2024, in New York. (Justin Lane/Pool Pho­to via AP)

“If the defen­dant choos­es to tes­ti­fy, the Peo­ple intend to inquire regard­ing the fol­low­ing,” Bragg’s office wrote in a fil­ing dat­ed March 10, which became pub­lic on Wednes­day.
Bragg, an elect­ed Demo­c­rat, has charged Trump with 34 …