Edwards' Mistress, Daughter, Staff May Testify

Friday, 13 Apr 2012 11:47 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

The witness list for the John Edwards criminal trial includes dozens of names close to the former presidential candidate. Among them are his eldest daughter, staffers from his 2008 campaign and Rielle Hunter, the woman at the heart of the sex scandal that destroyed his political career.

The proposed lists of witnesses for the defense and prosecution were released late Thursday, following the start of jury selection for Edwards' federal trial in Greensboro, N.C.

The Democrat faces six counts related to nearly $1 million in secret payments from two campaign donors used to help hide the married candidate's pregnant mistress as he sought the White House.

As expected, former campaign aide Andrew Young is listed as a prosecution witness. Young handled the money for Hunter's care and falsely claimed paternity of Edwards' child.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Fla. Lawmaker Wants D'Souza's 'America' Shown in Schools

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 22:51 PM

A Florida state lawmaker plans to introduce a bill making conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza's new movie, "America,"  . . .

PETA Paying Overdue Detroit Water Bills for People Who Go Vegan

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 21:37 PM

Amid angry protests over Detroit's effort to shut off delinquent water customers, People for the Ethical Treatment of An . . .

Wiki Blocks House Staffers After 'Disruptive' Edits

Friday, 25 Jul 2014 21:33 PM

The user-generated Web encyclopedia Wikipedia has blocked anonymous edits from some House staffers and lawmakers for 10  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved