NY Judge Quashes Trump Subpoena of ‘Stormy’ Documentary Records for Hush Money Trial – EVOL

New York Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan on April 5 granted a motion to quash former President Donald Trump’s subpoena of evidence related to NBC Universal’s “Stormy” documentary for his upcoming trial.

President Trump is being charged with 34 counts of falsifying business records, and his defense attorneys filed a subpoena on March 11 for all materials related to the documentary. On March 20, NBC filed a motion to quash the subpoena.

The documentary features Stephanie Gregory Clifford, better known by her stage name Stormy Daniels, who alleged an affair with President Trump and is a key witness in the case. Prosecutors allege the charges against President Trump are tied to a payment scheme to influence the 2016 elections, and included an alleged bribe to Ms. Clifford.

The defense had requested documents related to the premiere, release date, editing, promotion, and marketing of the documentary, as well as any form of compensation to Ms. Clifford relating to the documentary including rights and agreements. They had also requested any agreements between either NBC or Ms. Clifford with the prosecutors or Michael Cohen, another key witness in the case.

The judge found the subpoena “too broad.”

“In the instant matter, the Defendant seeks ‘all’ documents, including but



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