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-- -- Greensboro, North Carolina and looks -- it's gonna be an exciting day in the John Edwards trials.
Case goes to the jury in just a few hours from now so.
World wondering how long it'll pick the jury to reach a perk up verdict that could reach a conclusion today here we -- Billiton actually.
-- so have evolved.
Thousand jobs given his final chart -- -- and -- Catherine eagle gave instruction yesterday afternoon a lot of these things started.
How you define a campaign donation and basically what -- boiled down to is.
The -- and doesn't have to prove.
It is the only purpose of the money -- -- provided to key John Edwards pregnant mistress in hiding.
During its 2008 run for president.
Was to help the campaign that doesn't have to be the they don't have to prove that that would be only purpose of the money but it -- -- was going did.
Give this money.
To keep the -- and hiding even if there wasn't an election.
Going on then they can't consider it a campaign contribution and what the jury decide whether or not it was a contribution and whether or not.
John Edwards knew about the money.
Will determine whether this guy potentially faces prison time or whether he walks away a free man.
-- -- -- -- -- On -- Reilly's program say that.
I hope I'm not to escorting her but I think she suggested that part of the judges charged.
Of -- to prosecution scanners system failure and your take on I don't know.
88 old American sport that the defendant would never not happy with a lot of the evidence that was withheld in particular the defense kept trying to bring up these acts.
Birds especially from.
Experts with the federal election commissioner FEC.
-- in fear opinion -- not can trigger.
The money in question to fall under their definition.
Of the campaign contributions and so the defense was -- we have this.
At least the essential.
Come up there on the stand and give his opinion that this money was not a campaign donation they also want to show.
Or or play an audiotape.
The commission saying that the money didn't didn't fall within.
Their definition of -- campaign donations.
There's the judge with health that's evidence wouldn't allow them to present because she says that this opinions.
From experts even if they were at -- EC officials.
-- an opinion that should be reserved for the closing arguments but the defense of the defense -- was frustrated about that -- suggested that.
If John Edwards loft okay that this would be grounds for appeal and that they anticipated it would the -- visual appeal -- term.
We -- resolve the -- fox has done and there's -- North Carolina covering.
John member's relative to jury realizes.
Aside from potentially.
-- hundred members who have to have John Edwards as -- the most -- reprehensible weasel -- -- planet.
You know is even if it's a whole lawyers make no bones about that they admit that he is -- sinner but they insist he's not a crook.
And it -- Abbe Lowell who's been leading the defense of John Edwards at one point during closing arguments.
He pointed to the Bible reading on the judge's bench and then he pointed to a -- -- On the prosecutor's table.
And pointed out this -- to book were never on the same table.
And he went on saying quote if what started with the federal crime -- that are built a lot more courtrooms because the government will all be able return in the fair.
Into a crime and so having -- that is their job.
Get jurists to separate that are -- at the emotion of the case.
All of the horrible pain that -- John Edwards inflicted on his wife the defense isn't denying that.
But trying to get the jury to focus on the legality.
Behind the case and whether this money.
They went into hiding his mistress was.
Intended to help this campaign or that was just to protect him from embarrassment and -- he even knew about it in the defense argued.
The John Edwards didn't know about it until the eleventh hour but it was orchestrated by his campaign aide Andrew young and that the money -- private get.
To help John Edwards not -- campaign.
How long lived -- the deliberation -- -- And what the length album might mean.
If there is -- I've spoken with some some legal experts and they say ordinarily.
-- verdict -- in favor of the defense the jury will come back with.
A pretty quick opinion but in this case either way whether they find him guilt here in -- sense.
These legal experts believe that the jury.
Realizes that this is the high profile case they've -- all the reporters surrounding the courtroom every one.
Especially in this part of the country.
But nationwide knows who John Edwards is and what he did.
And so even if they have some preconceived opinions -- -- they very quickly are able to -- An opinion when they go into that that room and and start their deliberations.
This because they realize this is such a high profile trial.
They're probably gonna go through all the evidence -- -- with a fine tooth comb just to show the world that state it's their utility.
-- elected but -- they could potentially come back with the verdict today I won't be surprised if we go into early next week.
Jonathan thank you very much on the Zurich.
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