Michael Cohen Testifies In Trump Hush Money Case

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 13: Michael Cohen, former President Donald Trump's former attorney, arrives at his home after leaving Manhattan Criminal Court on May 13, 2024 in New York City. Cohen was called to testify as the prosecution's star witness in the former president's hush money trial. Cohen's $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels is tied to Trump's 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first of his criminal cases to go to trial. Cohen will continue with direct questioning by the prosecution, then face cross-examination by the defense when the trial resumes. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
Michael Cohen, former President Donald Trump’s former attorney, arrives at his home after leaving Manhattan Criminal Court on May 13, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

OAN’s Chloe Hauxwell
6:00 PM – Monday, May 13, 2024

Day 16 of Donald Trump’s hush money trial in New York has wrapped up for the day.

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Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who has been the most anticipated witness in Trump’s trial, testified before jurors on Monday.

However, his direct examination has not been finished.

Prosecutors used the disbarred lawyer to try and prove that Trump illegally falsified business records after paying off former adult film star Stormy Daniels ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

During his testimony, Cohen notably admitted to secretly recording Trump in the weeks before the 2016 election.

Defense attorneys already told jurors that Cohen is an “admitted liar” with an “obsession to get President Trump.”

Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) utilized X (Twitter) on Monday to highlight six instances where Cohen has deceived Congress in the past.

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