Trump ‘hush money’ NYC trial live updates: Hope Hicks, ex-president’s former adviser, testifies

A “really nervous” Hope Hicks, who served as Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign press secretary and one of his closest White House aides, broke down in tears as she testified Friday in the criminal “hush money” trial against him in Manhattan.

The former president and presumptive 2024 GOP nominee has pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of falsifying business records related to a $130,000 payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels ahead of the 2016 election.

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