Fmr. Aide Takes Stand in Edwards’ Trial
- Duration 1:51
- Date Apr 24, 2012
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Andrew Young is the prosecution's key witness he is testifying that John Edwards knew.
About the nearly million dollars in donations intended.
To hide his pregnant mistress during his 2008.
Bid for president but edwards' lawyers -- young used to much of that money to build his own upscale home.
In Chapel Hill and this is the guy who initially claimed he was the father of Edwards illegitimate child so young represented both advantages and liabilities.
For the prosecution and yesterday the judge revealed -- young had contacted several other witnesses in this trial just in recent days to inquire about.
How they plan to testify so while he is a crucial witness to the prosecution.
He also brings a lot of baggage to the table yet.
-- make about the jury.
It it's a mixture 59 men and seven women representing really all walks of life just reading down the list is that.
Financial consult in the corporate VPN nonprofit CEO.
A pastor all winemaker.
Some mechanics so all sorts of occupations.
Represented on this jury panel.
We also looked at the questionnaire.
The question air acknowledges that because of all of that.
Pretrial publicity that most jurors.
Would have heard or read about the case and so really.
The questions were intent on just making sure that potential jurors had not already made up their mind about.
John Edwards guilt or innocence also the questions concern.
Whether the jurors had read any of the books.
About the John Edwards case and also books written by.
Any of the principal players especially Elizabeth Edwards late wife former presidential candidate.
And Andrew Young the man who goes into day two.
Of his testimony --