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Closing arguments underway in Trump's hush money trial

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Closing arguments underway in Trump's hush money trial Closing arguments are currently in progress in the hush money trial of former President Donald Trump. His lawyers are asserting his innocence, claiming there is insufficient evidence to prove any laws were broken. Despite this, invoices, checks, and testimony from multiple individuals, including Trump Organization staff and the recipients of the payments, have been presented in court. Trump faces 34 counts related to a $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels intended to prevent her from publicly disclosing a story that could have impacted his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump continues to deny any wrongdoing, including any affair with Daniels, and has accused President Biden of rigging the trial. Additionally, a press conference organized by the Biden campaign featured actor Robert De Niro and former law enforcement officers who defended the US Capitol on January 6th. De Niro criticized Trump, claiming he poses a threat to the country if re-elected. The event saw clashes between Trump protesters and De Niro, resulting in heated exchanges. Closing arguments are expected to continue following a lunch break, with jury deliberations anticipated to begin Wednesday.