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-- -- -- John Edwards trial now it is in the hands of the defense and after two weeks of sometimes dramatic testimony.
Edwards' defense team will ask the judge to throw the entire case south.
Jonathan -- back.
In Greensboro how likely is that for the judge to -- that -- -- It yet today without the jury in the courtroom edwards' defense team is going to present their best arguments to the judge.
They contend the prosecution failed to prove the John Edwards.
Knowingly use secret donations to hide his mistress with the intent of protecting his political aspirations.
Not just his -- -- One the former federal prosecutor tells us the defense faces an uphill battle on this one lesson.
These kinds motions occur regularly in criminal cases.
It's to prevent a case from going forward where there's no jury tribal issues this one out.
Judges and all likely gonna say C on Monday.
Monday of course is when the defense is scheduled to call its first witness to testify real hunter is on their list of potential witnesses but she was also on the prosecution's list.
And was never called so what's possible.
The defense won't want to take the risk of calling to the stand that someone who.
According to the testimony in this trial was.
Described as loose cannon by.
Many close associates of John Edwards bill -- -- before the prosecutors wrapped up their case they detailed some of Edwards aspirations politically.
Even after his campaign for the White House hold it.
What did they hope that did for their case.
What the prosecution was trying to show is that even after John Edwards.
Presidential hopes had crumbled that he still had political aspirations.
And -- -- for a reason.
To use donor money.
To keep -- hunter in hiding for political reasons yesterday Leo Hendry edwards' former senior economic policy advisor testified quote.
We talked about a more elaborate long term goal of mr.
Edwards which was to be a Supreme Court.
Justice according to testimony Edwards was also looking at the vice presidency.
And attorney general -- Jonathan thank you we'll see with the judge decides today in Greensboro north.
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