New Witness Testifies In Trump Grand Jury
The former publisher of the National Enquirer testified in front of the New York Grand Jury on Monday.
The former publisher of the National Enquirer testified Monday before the grand jury that’s hearing evidence against ex-President Donald Trump in the Stormy Daniels “hush money” probe, The Post has learned.
David Pecker made his second appearance before the panel after being one of the first witnesses to testify in January, a source familiar with the matter said.
Pecker, 71, was driven out of the garage under the office building where the grand jury has been meeting at 80 Centre Street in Lower Manhattan.
He appeared to be slumped down in the rear of the silver SUV, which was driven by a man wearing a blue jacket with an insignia identifying him as an investigator in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.
This was the first time in a week the grand jury heard the evidence.
Pecker previously testified in front of the grand jury.
Monday was the first time in a week that the grand jury heard evidence in the Trump case. The panel was called off Wednesday and then examined an unrelated matter Thursday. The delay prompted a fiery response from Trump, leading some Democrats to rally around Bragg on Monday morning.
Pecker previously testified before the Manhattan grand jury examining the Trump investigation, according to a person familiar with the matter. It wasn’t clear why he was called back to provide further testimony. Before the publisher, the grand jury heard from Robert Costello, a former legal adviser to Cohen, who is the prosecution’s central witness in the case.