WASHINGTON—The lawyer who was representing Hillary Clinton’s campaign when he took derogatory information about her rival Donald Trump to the FBI in 2016 may take the stand in his own defense.
Michael Sussmann, the lawyer, would speak for about three hours of direct testimony if he does choose to testify, Sean Berkowitz, one of his attorneys, told the court on May 25.
The cross-examination would be expected to go into Friday, which would likely mean closing arguments would not take place until the following Tuesday, after the Memorial Day weekend.
But Berkowitz’s team wants U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper, the Obama appointee overseeing the case, to agree to not allow questions on negotiations that Sussmann engaged in through his counsel with prosecutors before being charged….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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