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Who presented the most convincing arguments to jurors during Trump’s trial? : The Trump Trials: NPR

Former US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he leaves the courtroom during a break in his criminal trial for allegedly concealing secret money payments at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on 28 May 2024.

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Former US President Donald Trump raises his fist as he leaves the courtroom during a break in his criminal trial for allegedly concealing secret money payments at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on 28 May 2024.

ANDREW KELLY/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

For this episode of Trump’s trials, we hand over the mic to Consider This. Host Juana Summers speaks with Fordham law professor Adam Shlahet.

Jurors heard closing arguments Tuesday in the criminal trial of former President Donald Trump. Now it’s up to them to decide whether Trump falsified business records to cover up an alleged affair with adult film star Stormy Daniels before the 2016 presidential election.

Topics include:
– The tactics of the prosecution and the defense in their indictments
– The impact that the final arguments could have on the final decision of the jury
– How long will it take the jury to reach a verdict

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This episode was produced by Jonaki Mehta and edited by Courtney Dorning and Adam Raney. Our executive producers are Beth Donovan and Sami Yenigun. Eric Marrapodi is NPR’s vice president of news programming.