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Will jurors believe Michael Cohen? Defense tries to chip his credibility at Trump's hush money trial

NEW YORK (AP) — With prosecutors' hush money case against Donald Trump barreling toward its end, their star witness was back in the hot seat Thursday as defense lawyers sought to chip away at Michael Cohen's crucial testimony implicating the former president. Trump’s attorneys resumed the potentially explosive cross-examination of Cohen, trying to paint him as bent on destroying his former boss's reputation and to undermine his credibility, which could determine the presumptive Republican presidential nominee’s fate in the case. Cohen is prosecutors' final witness — at least for now — as they try to prove Trump schemed to suppress a damaging story he feared would torpedo his 2016 presidential campaign and then falsified business records to cover it up.