The defense lawyer argued that this was ample substantiation of the fact that financial gifts were being made to Kilpatrick. 

When Sauer responded that these gifts were checks and not cash, Thomas asked him: "If checks are being gifted, isn't it logical to assume that cash is being gifted too? 

"It's possible," replied the IRS agent with a shrug of his shoulders. 

Court resumes Friday morning at 9AM.

About the author

Alexandra Harland is a Princeton undergrad and has a masters degree in International affairs with Columbia. A Montreal native, she worked with the Daily Telegraph newspaper for a few years before transitioning to TV, when she worked at ABC News with Peter Jennings. Alexandra has also worked in newsrooms in both Detroit and Boston.

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