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For the -- you're talking about John is Alex for -- he of course -- the estate lawyer for Rachel bunny Mellon who over the course of these events funneled more than.
Dollars to Andrew Young.
I had an aid that was working for Edwards at the time after news of edwards' affair broke -- said he became suspicious.
And wondered whether its clients' money was being used to hide real hunter.
He said he called another wealthy donor Fred baron who assure him that baron himself had covered all of hunter's expenses.
According to forge -- baron said this sounded like a scam perpetuated.
By Andrew young and quote.
Now all of this raises questions whether the money that was coming from baron and Nolan.
We're part of the same alleged scheme as the prosecution would like the jury to believe or whether these are separate issues listen.
The government charges one big conspiracy but of their two unrelated conspiracies.
Then in May set up nicely for defense motion to dismiss.
The conspiracy based on the way it was charged.
The defense is trying to portray all of these donations as private gifts not.
Campaign contributions is the prosecution is arguing John so the central question in all of this is is how much did John Edwards know about this money as -- witness shed any light on there.
-- yet -- for both sides are trying to get to during testimony Ford to recall the conversation that he had.
Back in fall of 2008 with edwards' lawyer at the time Wade Smith in which he quotes and -- saying quote.
Yes John acknowledges now that these were for his benefit.
Talking about the -- is that duck the campaign aide had been receiving over this time.
But that leaves some ending to the ambiguities does no mean -- Edwards only acknowledge the funds.
After people such as Alex -- -- started raising questions about the funds or did he know about them all the time and what did he know about.
How the funds were being used to all questions that.
Both sides are going to attempt to resolve.
In the courthouse behind John.
The battle goes on Jonathan -- in Greensboro thank you.
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