Emotional Testimony in Edwards Trial
- Duration 2:26
- Date May 1, 2012
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Yeah it was a very busy day and we anticipate another emotional day of testimony John Edwards just arrived here at the federal courthouse.
In Greensboro -- the hearing should be under way in just a matter of moments.
But yesterday Cheri young broke down several times on the witness stand at one time crying so much the jury.
-- that are the judge sent the jury out of the courtroom until she could regain.
Composure and then as soon as the hearing resumed young explained how she was in a McDonald's drive through.
When she found out John Edwards won at her husband.
To claimed he was the father of the politicians young love child mrs.
young said the first thought in my mind was.
How in the world could mr.
Edwards asked one more thing of me I thought I was mad I was upset of course I said absolutely not I screamed at him I cursed him.
young -- says she eventually agreed to go along with the plan after speaking with Edwards personally.
On the phone she said she didn't want to bring down the campaign.
Or her husband's career mark them.
Make you believe their testimony.
And that's -- the jury will decide he was able to talk them into some pretty incredible things so how effective.
Was all of this for the prosecution giants and.
It seems like it was effective the -- been trying to portray your husband Andrew Young as an opportunist -- Profited from edwards' affair but -- -- young.
Has been able to speak to the sacrifices.
That her family -- while keeping Edwards pregnant mistress real hunter in hiding she describes hunter as high maintenance and demanding.
And she says it only got worse after her child was born mrs.
young told the court we were not allowed to touch the baby my kids were not allowed anywhere they might -- Mrs.
young also describes an incident at a diner in Aspen Colorado where she was.
Eating with real hunter hunter apparently.
-- into a Rubin -- which began complaining that the shaft that.
Place the wrong sauce on her sandwich and is said she need to -- -- spiritual advisor and healer to deal with the incident she called the spiritual advisor and healer according to mrs.
Left the detailed message and the young's apparently.
Paid thousands of dollars to the spiritual.
On the behalf of real hunter Martha.
Why that's as a house gets using hand ball I just -- -- -- Thank you very much.