Prosecutor stretches closing arguments for nearly 5 hours at Trump trial

Attorneys completed a marathon day of closing arguments on Tuesday in former President Trump’s hush money trial, marking the near end of the weeks-long case that saw nearly two dozen witnesses take the stand.

The day began with Trump attorney Todd Blanche delivering about three hours of closing arguments in the morning. He was followed by Joshua Steinglass, a prosecutor in the Manhattan district attorney’s office who stretched his portion of closing statements to nearly five hours.

Court adjourned at roughly 8 p.m., by far the longest day of the trial yet

The final statements from both sides come before the case gets handed to the jury, which will decide whether to make Trump the first convicted president in U.S. history.

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