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Michael Cohen leaves his apartment building on his way to Manhattan criminal court on Monday. Julia Nikhinson/AP hide caption

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Michael Cohen, Trump's ex-fixer, testifies about hush money payment to Stormy Daniels

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Judge Juan Merchan presides over proceedings Tuesday 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. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Judge Juan Merchan presides over proceedings on Tuesday 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. Elizabeth Williams/AP hide caption

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Lawyer Keith Davidson, who represented former Playboy model Karen McDougal, testifies Tuesday in Manhattan state court during Donald Trump's criminal trial on charges that he falsified business records. Jane Rosenberg/Reuters hide caption

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Former President Trump talks to reporters after his hush-money trial in New York adjourned for the day Thursday. Mark Peterson/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump watches as prosecutor Joshua Steinglass questions David Pecker before Judge Juan Merchan during Trump's criminal trial in Manhattan on Tuesday. Jane Rosenberg/Reuters hide caption

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Ex-National Enquirer publisher says he pledged to be Trump's 'eyes and ears'

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Former President Donald Trump appears with his legal team ahead of the start of jury selection Monday at Manhattan criminal court. Trump faces 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first of his criminal cases to go to trial. Jabin Botsford/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump sits at the defense table with his legal team in a Manhattan court on April 4. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Trump instructed to obey court rules ahead of Manhattan criminal trial

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Stormy Daniels, pictured here at a Los Angeles film premiere in May 2022, sat down with TalkTV's Piers Morgan for her first interview since news broke of Donald Trump's indictment. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images hide caption

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Stormy Daniels talks with a journalist in Berlin shortly after her lawyer filed a defamation case against Donald Trump on her behalf in October 2018. Ralf Hirschberger/DPA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Jim Trusty, one of the lawyers representing the former president in the probe over handling of government records after leaving office, leaves the Paul G. Rogers Federal Building and Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Florida, on September 1, 2022. Marco Bello/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg speaks at a press conference in January, after a sentencing hearing of the Trump Organization. Bragg's office has invited former President Trump to testify before a grand jury — a step that often precedes an indictment. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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What we know about Trump possibly facing criminal indictment in New York City

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Stormy Daniels and her attorney Michael Avenatti leave federal court in New York, on April 16, 2018. Avenatti was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for cheating client Daniels of hundreds of thousands of dollars in book proceeds. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Adult film actress Stormy Daniels stands with her lawyer Michael Avenatti during a news conference outside federal court in New York on April 16, 2018. Avenatti was convicted Friday on charges that he cheated Daniels out of nearly $300,000. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Adult film actress Stormy Daniels (left) stands with her lawyer Michael Avenatti during a news conference outside federal court in New York in 2018. Daniels, the porn star who catapulted Avenatti to fame, will get a starring role in a New York courtroom when prosecutors try to prove the California lawyer cheated her of $300,000 in book proceeds. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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One year after Stephanie Clifford, who is better known as Stormy Daniels, was arrested in Columbus, five police officers are facing disciplinary action over the incident. Franklin County Sheriff's Office/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorney Michael Avenatti, shown here arriving in federal court this month, is accused of stealing millions of dollars from clients, among other charges. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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