John Edward’s Attys Want to Delay Trial

By Allan Lengel

Lawyers for ex-presidential hopeful John Edwards have a lot reasons to want to delay Edwards’ trial October trial — or so they say.

The Associated Press reports that lawyers filed a motion Wednesday asking for the delay so they could have more time to review 400,000 documents produced by prosecutors.

Edwards is accused of violating campaign finance laws in 2008.

AP reported his attorneys would also like more time to interview 125 witnesses that 50 FBI and IRS agents talked to during the investigation.

And that’s not all. He also wants a delay because his daughter Cate is getting married in October.

Edwards, 57, was indicted in June on charges that he spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on campaign funds to cover up an extra-marital affair during the 2008 presidential campaign.

Edwards insists he never did anything intentionally wrong.

Then again, he initially denied, and later admitted that he fathered a child with his mistress.

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