Edwards' fate hinges on ex-right-hand man and wife
POSTED: Monday, April 30, 2012 - 11:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 30, 2012 - 11:14pm
GREENSBORO, N.C.— Andrew Young first saw John Edwards speak at an oceanfront hotel in 1998. He was captivated by the U.S. Senate candidate's speech and told his future wife Edwards was going to be president someday — and he was going to work for him.
She rolled her eyes.
Young wound up becoming one of Edwards' closest aides, so intoxicated by the power and money he claimed to be the father of Edwards' child to take the heat off of his boss. Young recalled telling his wife, Cheri, about the plan he said Edwards concocted.
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