PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Monday, the defense rested its case in the federal bribery trial of Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and his wife Dawn Chavous. Closing arguments are expected to begin as early as Tuesday.
It’s not clear if the prosecution will call rebuttal witnesses.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Boy Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say
Johnson and his co-defendants did not testify.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Teen Pilot Who Landed Plane On Bridge In Ocean City Shares How He Survived New Mexico Plane Crash
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If convicted, they all could face up to 40 years in prison.