Cohen Postpones Testimony in Trump Fraud Trial Due to Health Concerns
Former President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, has postponed his testimony in Trump’s civil fraud trial in New York due to health concerns.
The initial announcement of this delay was first reported by The Daily Beast. This sudden change has raised questions about how Attorney General Letitia James will proceed in the absence of her key witness, who was subpoenaed. Cohen has maintained that his testimony could potentially spell the end of the former president’s business ventures.
As noted by The Hill, the trial commenced on October 2nd, with the prosecution alleging that Trump and his sons manipulated the values of their assets to secure favorable business loans and insurance rates.
Despite Trump’s request for a temporary trial pause being denied by a New York appeals court, they did grant a hold on the revocation of his business licenses until his case is heard by an appeals court.