Trump's Trials Reporting and analysis on the inquiries, trials, and criminal probes facing former President Donald Trump. From the Jan. 6 insurrection and Georgia election interference, to the ongoing question of classified documents - and beyond - host Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro and legal experts dive deep every week to explore the news inside the courtrooms and the stakes for American democracy.

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Reporting and analysis on the inquiries, trials, and criminal probes facing former President Donald Trump. From the Jan. 6 insurrection and Georgia election interference, to the ongoing question of classified documents - and beyond - host Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro and legal experts dive deep every week to explore the news inside the courtrooms and the stakes for American democracy.

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Here are three possible outcomes in the Trump hush money trial

For this episode of Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow speaks with legal expert Harry Litman.

Here are three possible outcomes in the Trump hush money trial

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FILE - The updated indictment against former President Donald Trump, Walt Nauta and Carlos De Oliveira is photographed July 27, 2023. The federal judge overseeing the classified documents prosecution of Trump is expected to set a trial date during a court hearing on March 1, 2024. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File) Jon Elswick/AP hide caption

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In Florida a motion to dismiss, in Georgia an election

For this episode of Trump's Trials, All Things Considered host Ailsa Chang speaks with NPR correspondent Greg Allen.

In Florida a motion to dismiss, in Georgia an election

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Testimony in hush money trial concludes; Trump did not testify in his defense

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Testimony in hush money trial concludes; Trump did not testify in his defense

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Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to Donald Trump, leaving his apartment building on his way to Manhattan criminal court in New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Cohen's testimony concludes and the prosecution rests its case

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Cohen's testimony concludes and the prosecution rests its case

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 16: Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to former U.S. President Donald Trump, and attorney Danya Perry leave his apartment building on his way to Manhattan Criminal Court on May 16, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Has the prosecution proved its case against Trump?

For this episode of Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow speaks with NPR political reporter Ximena Bustillo and Boston University law professor Jed Shugerman.

Has the prosecution proved its case against Trump?

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Michael Cohen leaves his apartment building in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Trump's defense tries to cast doubt on Michael Cohen's credibility

For this episode of Trump's Trials, All Things Considered host Juana Summers speaks with NPR political reporter Ximena Bustillo.

Trump's defense tries to cast doubt on Michael Cohen's credibility

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Michael Cohen leaves his apartment building on his way to Manhattan criminal court, Monday, May 13, 2024, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson) Julia Nikhinson/AP hide caption

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Trump's defense team grills Michael Cohen in cross-examination

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Trump's defense team grills Michael Cohen in cross-examination

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Former US President Donald Trump looks on during his criminal trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments at Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York City, on May 13, 2024. SARAH YENESEL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former fixer Michael Cohen takes the stand in Trump's criminal trial

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Former fixer Michael Cohen takes the stand in Trump's criminal trial

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Stormy moments in Trump's hush money trial

For this episode of Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow speaks with NPR senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro and Boston University law professor Jed Shugerman.

Stormy moments in Trump's hush money trial

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Judge Juan Merchan presides over proceedings as Stormy Daniels, far right, answers questions on direct examination by assistant district attorney Susan Hoffinger in Manhattan criminal court as former President Donald Trump and defense attorney Todd Blanche look on, Tuesday, May 7, 2024, in New York. (Elizabeth Williams via AP) Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Day two of Stormy Daniels testimony in hush money trial

For this episode of Trump's Trials, All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro speaks with NPR's Andrea Bernstein.

Day two of Stormy Daniels testimony in hush money trial

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