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Judge Gives Trump Lawyers Second Chance in New York Trial Showdown

After exhausting a New York judge with incessant lying and legal delay games, the Trump family will get a second chance to answer a lawsuit from the New York Attorney General that threatens to bankrupt the real estate empire that bears the ex-president’s name.“Whatever we do today, I am determined to start the trial on October 2, 2023, come hell or high water. And pardon my French,” Justice Arthur F. Engoron said in a Manhattan court on Wednesday.After filing reality-defying court documents to defend the Trumps against Attorney General Letitia James’ bank fraud lawsuit, the increasingly large cadre of lawyers...
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New York attorney general seeks sanctions after Trump caught lying in court documents

New York Attorney General Letitia James has asked the judge overseeing her $250m fraud lawsuit against Donald Trump, his three eldest children, and their eponymous real estate company to sanction the Trumps and their attorneys for “demonstrably false” statements made in a “verified” response to her complaint.Ms James’ office cited denials of basic facts and statements that contradicted what the Trumps had said in other court filings and appearances in a letter to New York Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron seeking sanctions against the defendants and their attorney, Alina Habba.“Defendants falsely deny facts they have admitted in other proceedings,...
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Trump’s Financial Situation Is Even Shakier Than We Knew

When Donald Trump left office in early 2021, he was apparently on much thinner financial ice than almost anyone knew.That revelation, which three accounting experts confirmed upon reviewing Trump’s 2020 tax return, may help explain some of the financial and political moves the former president has made in the intervening years. Snowballing legal fees, along with other possible legal settlements and judgments, threaten to consume the cash pile he needs to bankroll his business activity, as well as fund a lavish lifestyle and maintain his image of excess—an emperor atop a golden toilet.How big is that cash pile, exactly?Accountants caution...

Trump Organization controller expected to appear before grand jury: report

A Trump Organization executive is expected to testify before a grand jury in Manhattan that is investigating former President Trump’s role in hush-money payments paid to adult film star Stormy Daniels right before the 2016 election, CNN reported. Jeffrey McConney, the controller of the Trump Organization, is expected to appear before the grand jury as the…

LIV Golf plans 2023 tournament at Trump course in Sterling

This article was written by WTOP’s news partner and republished with permission. Sign up for’s free email subscription today. A controversial professional golf tour is bringing one of its 2023 events to a Northern Virginia course that has itself been the center of controversy. LIV Golf,...

Trump Tried to Out-Transphobe DeSantis With Proposed Trans Youth Health Care Ban

With competition already boiling over the 2024 Republican presidential primary, former President Donald Trump released a bizarre video Tuesday declaring he would systematically remove transgender rights from U.S. law and aggressively target doctors who provide care for trans youth. The video, posted to Trump’s personal social network Truth Social (and...

New video shows how Trump pleaded the Fifth more than 400 times in deposition: ‘Same answer’

Former president Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment rights more than 400 times while testifying in New York attorney general Letitia James's civil fraud investigation last year.The 45th president sat for deposition on 10 August last year where he was questioned about his financial affairs, according to a video obtained by CBS NEWS.When asked by the attorney general if he were aware of the rules for giving a deposition, Mr Trump answered with a "yes". However, over the course of nearly four hours, the former president reportedly invoked his right against self-incrimination while refusing to answer questions over 400...

Trump's go-to attorney Alina Habba is withdrawing from E. Jean Carroll's rape claim. Last month, a federal judge sanctioned her $1 million for bad lawyering.

Donald Trump's go-to attorney Alina Habba and her law partner Michael Madaio plan to withdraw from representing the ex-president in a pending rape lawsuit against him, court filings show. The withdrawal attempt comes in a case filed by the writer E. Jean Carroll, who alleges Trump raped her in the...