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Trump trial live updates: Michael Cohen’s lies at center of heated cross-examination

Donald Trump’s hush money trial is back underway in Judge Juan Merchan’s Manhattan courtroom, with the defendant’s former “fixer” Michael Cohen on the witness stand for further cross-examination by the defence.

During his previous appearance on Tuesday, Cohen was challenged about his evolving attitudes toward his ex-boss, a series of colourful insults dished out on podcasts and social media and the idea that he has profited from publicly attacking the former president through merchandise sales.

The witness remained calm and steadfast during his testimony, also walking the jury through the strategy allegedly employed by Mr Trump’s inner circle to delay making the $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels in October 2016 to buy her silence about the sexual encounter she claims he had with the politician in July 2006.

Meanwhile, President Joe Biden capitalised on Wednesday’s recess day for the trial to challenge his predecessor to a pair of presidential debates, declaring: “Make my day, pal.”

Mr Trump readily agreed, responding: “Let’s get ready to Rumble!!!”, and the debates are now scheduled for 27 June on CNN and 10 September on ABC.

Alex Woodward is covering the trial from Manhattan Criminal Court.

If it was a “private” or “unusual” conversation, he’d use Signal or other encrypted apps.

Blanche notes that there were 95 secretly recorded conversations on his phones.

He notes that it’s not ethical for an attorney to record a client.

Cohen says: “Yes – except of course in a crime-fraud exception.”

A few people in the overflow room literally yelped.

Cohen met Maggie Haberman roughly 20 years ago and had asked her to write positive stories about him.

Blanche asks whether, in exchange, he would give her tips?

“I would use

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