Quick Glance: Trump Condemns Judge and Clerk in Fraud Case
- The former president filed a lawsuit against the judge in the civil case, after being barred from speaking about the judicial staff.
- Trump's attorneys argued that the gag order was unconstitutional.
- This means that Mr. Trump and his attorneys can once again publicly comment about the court officials, at least for the time being.
- The former president wasted no time in reopening attacks on Judge Engoron, describing his actions as 'radical and unprecedented'.
Quick Glance: Trump's Legal Team Prepares Defense in NY Fraud Trial
- Former President Trump’s legal team will present their defense in a complex civil fraud case against his business empire on Monday.
- They aim to shape the narrative of his business transactions and argue against paying hefty financial penalties to New York state for fraud.
- Facing a tough challenge, Trump’s team was found liable for fraud by Judge Arthur Engoron before the trial, putting his iconic properties at risk.
- New York appeals court temporarily halted the revocation of business licenses pending Trump’s case hearing.
Quick Glance: New York Judge Suspends Trump's Gag Order in Fraud Trial
- Trump argued the restrictions silence him unconstitutionally while campaigning for president.
- Judge Arthur Engoron fined Trump $15,000 for commenting on his clerk.
- A New York appeals judge suspended restrictions on what Trump could say in his civil fraud trial.
- After the gag order was lifted, Trump called Greenfield a 'politically biased and out of control, Trump Hating Clerk' on Truth Social.
Quick Glance: Ivanka Trump Testifies in Civil Fraud Case Involving Family Business
- Ivanka Trump (42) distanced herself from the family business as she appeared in a Manhattan court in connection with the civil fraud case against former president Donald Trump.
- She stated she was not involved in preparing the financial statements central to the case against Donald Trump.
- Donald Trump and his two eldest sons face allegations of inflating the value of their real estate to secure favorable bank loans and insurance terms.
- Although not a defendant, Ivanka Trump had to appear in court to testify due to a subpoena.
Quick Glance: Maryanne Trump Barry, Older Sister of Donald Trump, Passes at 86
- Ms. Barry, a former federal judge, was her brother's protector and critic throughout their lives.
- Maryanne Trump Barry, an older sister of former President Donald J. Trump, passed away at the age of 86.
- She passed away at her home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
- Ms. Barry, the widow of John Barry, had been a federal judge in New Jersey, a position she attained during President Ronald Reagan's tenure.
Donald Trump's legal team is expected to begin presenting its case today in a New York civil fraud trial where the former president and other Trump ... Show more
Quick Glance: Judge orders thorough examination of Trump's assets in New York fraud trial
- Judge prohibits Trump or any other defendants from transferring assets or creating a new entity without prior disclosure.
- The appointed monitor must be informed if the defendants plan to move their assets or create a new entity not involved in the case.
- The trial focuses on an investigation of Trump's business conduct, where prosecutors allege his company inflated property values and sizes to obtain better terms for loans and insurance policies.
- Trump attended the first three days of the trial but is not present in the courtroom on Thursday.
Quick Glance: Peter Thiel Reveals Critical Views on Trump Administration
- Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, publicly supported Trump and was a financial advocate.
- In a recently published interview with The Atlantic, Thiel stated that he is not making donations to the former president or other candidates in the 2024 presidential election.
- "Voting for Trump was like a not very clear cry for help," he said.
- Thiel said that he continues to not believe that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump, and he called the former president's attempts to overturn the results 'not helpful'.
Quick Glance: Eric Trump Under Fire for Comparing Family Assets to Mona Lisa
- Eric Trump recently stated that his family's wealth is 'a fortune' and referred to them as the 'Mona Lisas' of the real estate world.
- His remark triggered a wave of ridicule on social media.
- A judge ruled last month that Trump, his adult sons, and their businesses committed fraud.
- The outcome could result in Trump and his family losing some of their famous properties and being prohibited from doing business in New York.
Trump Warns He Could Indict Political Opponents if Reelected: During an interview with Univision, Trump warned that he would “certainly” consider indicting his ...
Quick Glance: Senate Passes Legislation to Prevent Government Shutdown
- The Senate approved a bill on Wednesday to extend funding for federal agencies and sent the legislation to prevent a government shutdown to President Biden, just days before the weekend deadline.
- The bill, passed by a vote of 87-11, signifies a significant de-escalation between congressional Democrats and the new House Speaker, Mike Johnson (R-La.).
- Without the new spending measure, referred to as a continuing resolution or CR, the government would have closed shortly after midnight on Saturday, compelling federal employees - including military personnel and airport security officers - to work without pay or go on furlough on the eve of Thanksgiving.
- These concessions were sufficient to secure easy bipartisan support in the Senate, which is much less concerned with spending debates.
Quick Glance: Donald Trump's Contentious New York Testimony
- Judge Engoron has ruled the Trump Organization committed fraud.
- Prosecutors allege Trump, his sons, and executives inflated assets by $2bn for loans.
- At one point, the judge said: 'Please just answer the questions, no speeches.'
- Later, Mr Trump told the court: 'I'm sure the judge will rule against me because he always rules against me.'
Ivanka Trump will likely be asked about her father's financial ...
Ivanka takes the stand
Quick Glance: Judge reminds Trump: Testimony is not a political rally
- Judge admonishes Trump to keep answers concise and reminds him it's not a political rally
- Trump downplays significance of financial statements at the center of the trial
- Testimony gives Trump the opportunity to use the witness stand as a campaign platform
- Trump argues that disclaimers on his financial statements absolve him of wrongdoing
Quick Glance: Trump complains of mistreatment in NY fraud trial
- Judge and Trump clash as Trump tries to air grievances in court.
- Engoron has already found Trump, his sons, and 10 companies liable for fraud and criticized the fabricated valuations harshly.
- Trump admits involvement in some documents of the fraud case, where his company inflated property values.
- It was also found that Eric and Donald Jr. manipulated the values of luxury properties.
Quick Glance: Trump's Sons Distance Themselves from Financial Statements in New York Fraud Trial Testimony
- Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump distanced themselves from the financial statements of the Trump Organization in consecutive testimonies.
- Donald Trump Jr. stated that he signed off on the financial statements as an executive vice president and trustee of his father's assets.
- Eric Trump denied any involvement and referred to an email he received.
- New York Attorney General Letitia James is seeking $250 million in penalties and a ban on Trump and his children serving as officers or directors of New York companies.
Quick Glance: Elon Musk's X: Drastic Value Loss After Twitter Acquisition
- Elon Musk did not make a good financial deal with the acquisition of Twitter.
- Elon Musk's online platform X has experienced a significant value loss within one year.
- The value of X is estimated to be less than half of what was paid under the name Twitter.
- Musk is trying to fill the gap with subscription revenues.
Quick Glance: Trump: Judge in fraud trial 'crazy, totally unhinged, and dangerous'
- Former President criticizes judge in New York civil fraud trial.
- Trump accuses Judge Arthur Engoron of politically motivated attack.
- Engoron rules Trump liable for fraud.
- Case alleges Trump and his children manipulated the value of Trump Organization assets.
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