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Eugene

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Mon Apr 22, 2024, 06:58 PM Apr 22

Alina Habba Shows Up at Trump's Trial and Suddenly Makes Things Worse [View all]

Source: New Republic

Alina Habba Shows Up at Trump’s Trial and Suddenly Makes Things Worse

Hafiz Rashid
Mon, April 22, 2024 at 5:17 PM EDT·2 min read

Donald Trump’s attorney Alina Habba should be more careful speaking.

Habba, who is not representing Trump in his hush-money trial, still showed up at the Manhattan courthouse on Monday to offer her opinion. “We’re here because of something that happened when he was in the White House that wasn’t even wrong,” she told reporters.

“You hire lawyers to solve problems, lawyers solve those problems, you pay them. That’s it!” Habba said, in language reminiscent of Trump’s rally speeches.

Whether they solved problems or not, Trump’s payments in 2016 to his lawyer and fixer at the time, Michael Cohen, allegedly were made to ensure that adult film actress Stormy Daniels kept quiet about her affair with the then-presidential candidate. Trump now faces 34 felony charges for allegedly falsifying business records with the intent to further an underlying crime.

Habba’s vehement defense of Trump may impress him, ...

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