Prosecutors’ Effort to Show Cost of Taking Trump on Does Not Have Direct Bearing on Whether Documents Were Falsified: Analyst

In the New York business records trial, prosecutor Joshua Steinglass argued that former President Donald Trump tried to show others the cost of taking him on, citing President Trump’s lawsuits against Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels. According to John Malcolm, the vice president of the Heritage Foundation’s Institute for Constitutional Government and the director of the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, that does not have any direct bearing on whether documents were falsified, which is the actual alleged crime President Trump is charged with.

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