Donald Trump left his civil trial on Wednesday on charges of defrauding the value of his real estate assets, a day after a judge rebuked him, which did not prevent him from renewing his accusations against justice.
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“I’m stuck here because I’m dealing with a corrupt prosecutor who is reaching out to the Justice Department in Washington to keep me busy,” the former president said midday to reporters waiting for him outside the courtroom. Courthouse in Manhattan, New York.
“I’m stuck here, and I can’t campaign. I’d rather be in New Hampshire or South Carolina or Ohio, but I’m stuck here,” declared the front-runner in polls for the upcoming Republican primary.
Donald Trump, who attended the hearings on Monday and Tuesday, did not show up Wednesday afternoon for the resumption of debates, which could take place without him before New York State Supreme Court (Trial Court, editor’s note) Judge Arthur Engoron.
The day before, the judge had sharply rebuked him at a full hearing, denouncing an “offensive” post on his social network Truth, in which he spoke of the staffer as “the fiancée of (Chuck) Schumer,” the New York elected official and leader of the Communist Party. Democrats in the Senate.
After this call to order, the judge officially prohibited the parties from attacking his side.
“The judge already knows what he’s going to do. And he’s a Democratic judge. In all honesty, he doesn’t have a choice. It’s run by Democrats,” Donald Trump added on Wednesday.
Donald Trump, Eric Trump and one of his sons, Donald Trump Jr., along with other leaders of the Trump Organization, have been targeted by a civil complaint from New York State Attorney General Letitia James.
This accuses them of massively inflating their assets to obtain better loans from banks and better insurance terms.