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'Trump Force One' Gets Into Fender Bender at Airport

The Boeing 757 clipped a VistaJet in West Palm Beach, Florida; not clear if Trump was on board

(Newser) - Donald Trump's private plane had a seemingly minor mishap in Florida over the weekend. WFLA reports that on Sunday, a Boeing 757 with the registration number N757AF clipped an empty private jet parked at West Palm Beach International Airport, with an FAA notice announcing the moving plane was taxiing...

Former Trump CFO Pleads Guilty to Perjury
Former Trump CFO
Gets Second Jail Term

Former Trump CFO Gets Second Jail Term

Allen Weisselberg will serve 5 months in prison for perjury in his boss' civil fraud trial

(Newser) - Allen Weisselberg, a retired executive in Donald Trump's real estate empire, received his expected sentence of five months in jail Wednesday for lying under oath during the civil fraud lawsuit brought against Trump in New York. Weisselberg pleaded guilty last month to two counts of perjury in connection with...

New Yorkers, Say Goodbye to This Sign
New Yorkers, Say
Goodbye to This Sign

New Yorkers, Say Goodbye to This Sign

'Trump Links' golf course has become 'Bally Links' in the Bronx

(Newser) - On the final day of a civil fraud trial that could strip former President Trump of his ability to do business in the state he called home for most of his life, New York City officials were taking their own steps to sever ties with Trump by erasing his name...

In Reversal, Trump Decides Not to Testify Again

Former president won't take the stand for the defense in New York civil fraud trial

(Newser) - Former President Trump was originally set to testify Monday in his civil fraud trial, but Sunday afternoon he posted to Truth Social that he would not be, adding, "ALREADY TESTIFIED TO EVERYTHING & HAVE NOTHING MORE TO SAY." Prior to the 180, he was to be the last...

Trump Asks 'Biased' Judge to Grant Mistrial in Fraud Case

Judge Arthur Engoron is unlikely to side with the former president

(Newser) - Seven weeks into his civil fraud case, Donald Trump is seeking a mistrial. The former president, sons Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, the Trump Organization, and the company's top executives on Wednesday submitted a 30-page filing in Manhattan Supreme Court that argued the conduct of presiding Judge Arthur...

Trump Attorney Tears Into 'Unhinged' Judge in Trial

Alina Habba complains about being ordered to sit down in court

(Newser) - It wasn't just former President Trump ranting to reporters amid his day of testifying in the Trump Organization fraud trial: One of his attorneys did the same. During a break in Trump's testimony, lawyer Alina Habba spoke to journalists outside the courtroom and called the judge in the...

What to Watch as Trump Takes the Stand

All eyes on the former president's demeanor as he appears in New York courtroom Monday

(Newser) - The star witness in the civil fraud case against Donald Trump's business empire takes the stand Monday—Trump himself. Expect the former president to be grilled on relatively mundane aspects of his role in the Trump Organization, including how much he was involved in the preparation of financial statements...

Eric Trump Has Testy Moment on the Stand

He and brother Donald Jr. deny any role in inaccurate financial statements

(Newser) - Both of Donald Trump's eldest sons were on the stand Thursday in the financial fraud case in New York against the family business. Eric and Donald Jr., who ran the Trump Organization while their father was president, separately denied firsthand knowledge of inaccurate financial statements about the firm. A...

Ivanka Ordered to Testify at Trump's Fraud Trial
Ivanka Trump
Will Have to Testify

Ivanka Trump Will Have to Testify

Judge sides with NY prosecutors who argued former first daughter has relevant information

(Newser) - Ivanka Trump will have to take the witness stand in the civil fraud case against her father, her brothers, and the family business, a judge ruled Friday, per the AP . The ruling came weeks into the trial of New York Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit against former President Trump, sons...

Judge Temporarily Blocks Dissolution of Trump Entities

But appellate judge also refuses Trump's request to halt $250 million civil fraud trial

(Newser) - A New York appellate judge's order to cancel some of Donald Trump's business licenses has been temporarily blocked. CNN reports that the Friday ruling by Associate Justice Peter Moulton gives the Trump Organization and other business entities owned by the former president at least a month's reprieve,...

Trump Deposition: I Was Too Busy as President to Commit Fraud
See What Trump
Talked About
in His 7-Hour

See What Trump Talked About in His 7-Hour Deposition

In transcript from April sit-down with New York AG, Trump claims he saved 'millions' from nuclear war

(Newser) - The civil fraud suit against former President Trump brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James is set to head to trial in October, and now the transcript from his April deposition in that case is revealing what Trump said during his seven-hour interview by James' team. The New York ...

NY AG: Judge Should Rule Trump Committed Fraud Now

Letitia James is seeking a partial summary judgment in the case

(Newser) - As he gears up for his criminal trials, former President Trump is set to first face a civil trial in New York on Oct. 2. But State Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday argued in a court filing that Trump's fraud is so staggering a trial isn't even...

Trump Organization Settles Cohen's Suit Over Legal Bills
Trump's Company, Cohen Settle

Trump's Company, Cohen Settle

Lawsuit over legal bills could have put former president's son on the stand

(Newser) - Donald Trump's company and his former longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen have settled a lawsuit over Cohen's claims that he was unfairly stuck with big legal bills after becoming entangled in investigations into the former president. Lawyers for the two sides disclosed the settlement during a video...

NY AG: Trumps Stalling on Documents—Especially Ivanka

Letitia James' office says former president, kids are hanging on to relevant correspondence in civil case

(Newser) - Last year, former President Trump was held in contempt of court and ordered to pay a $110,000 fine for not complying with a subpoena from the New York attorney general's office in a civil complaint against him. Now, the office of DA Letitia James is slamming Trump, the...

Judge Halts Trump's $10K-a-Day Fines
Court Upholds Trump's
$110K Contempt Fine

Court Upholds Trump's $110K Contempt Fine

'Once again, the courts have ruled that Donald Trump is not above the law'

(Newser) - An appeals court in New York has upheld an order finding former President Trump in civil contempt—and a $110,000 fine. Trump paid the $10,000-per-day fine to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James for non-compliance with a court order, but he went to court to...

Trump Organization Gets Stiffest Fine Possible in Tax Fraud Case

But $1.6M fine isn't that heavy a blow

(Newser) - Donald Trump’s company was fined $1.6 million Friday as punishment for a scheme in which the former president’s top executives dodged personal income taxes on lavish job perks—a symbolic, hardly crippling blow for an enterprise boasting billions of dollars in assets. A fine was the only...

Judge Regrets Not Giving Trump Exec Longer Sentence

Allen Weisselberg started serving his 5-month sentence Tuesday

(Newser) - Allen Weisselberg, a longtime executive for Donald Trump's business empire, was taken into custody Tuesday to begin serving a five-month jail term for dodging taxes on $1.7 million in job perks—a punishment the judge who sentenced him said was probably too lenient. Weisselberg, 75, was promised that...

Trump Organization Found Guilty of Tax Fraud

It's a 'consequential' verdict, Manhattan DA says

(Newser) - In a big win for prosecutors in Manhattan, Donald Trump's family company has been found guilty of tax fraud. After just over a day of deliberations, a jury found the Trump Organization guilty on all 17 counts connected to a 15-year scheme in which top execs were rewarded with...

Trump Hid a Big Loan While President: Forbes

$19.8M debt with Daewoo, firm with ties to N. Korea, should've been listed in financial disclosures

(Newser) - Donald Trump had a foreign creditor he didn't disclose while running for president, with a debt that was quietly paid off a few months after he took office. Forbes has the documents from his Trump Organization, which were obtained by New York Attorney General Letitia James and/ show the...

Prosecutors Whip Out Surprise Document in Trump Org Trial

Paperwork signed by Trump shows he 'explicitly' sanctioned firm's tax fraud scheme, they argue

(Newser) - On Monday, jurors are set to begin deliberating in the Trump Organization's criminal trial , and they now have a new piece of evidence to mull over the weekend regarding Donald Trump himself. On Friday in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, prosecutors in the trial, which revolves around...

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