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Time magazine there is high -- in the John Edwards corruption trial which is perhaps lesser known as Johnny Reid Edwards vs the United States has the official name in that case.
His defense team went after their former campaign aide Andrew Young yesterday they called him a liar said he was out to get his former boss -- that that was his motivation.
A cheerful Edwards -- left court yesterday with his daughter Kate.
Saying this about -- testimony.
He said -- was out in more ways than -- he had a cheerful this position inside the courtroom and out yesterday.
-- series live in Greensboro, North Carolina reading into all of this good morning -- then.
Good morning Martha just minutes ago John Edwards returned to the federal courthouse here in Greensboro, North Carolina where cross examination.
Is expected to resume of that former staffer Andrew Young edwards' lawyers are trying to call young's credibility into question asking about.
Mostly minor inconsistencies in his testimony -- past statements and then following up with broad and provocative questions in one instance lead defense lawyer Abbe Lowell asked young whether he had fallen in love with -- young responded a lot of people in the country did Lowell followed up did you fall out of love with him.
Young replied I did yes -- -- ask you really hate him don't you.
Young responded I have mixed feelings.
-- called his last meeting of any substance with Edwards in August of 2008 during which.
The former presidential candidate denied any knowledge of the secret -- a wealthy heiress have been providing.
To pay for the luxury accommodations and travel of edwards' lover real hunter.
Young said when he informed Edwards he had evidence of everything that it transpired quote he looked at me and he said you can't hurt me Andrew you can't hurt me.
How young holds up during this cross examination could determine what Edwards does later in the trial listen.
I think -- -- against testimony strong John Edwards is much more likely to testify.
If -- testimony is perceived to be weak and not very effective thing it's less likely we'll see John advertising.
Cross examination is expected to continue throughout the day Martha back to you.
Fascinating haystack and thank you very much I.
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