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The Donald v. New York: Five Moments From Trump's Civil Trial

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Donald Trump was joined by his co-defendants in the New York State Attorney General’s Office lawsuit against them for alleged real estate fraud.
Monday marked the official ‘day one’ of courtroom proceedings in the civil fraud trial in which former US President Donald Trump and company are alleged to have engaged in nefarious business practices that centered around the misevaluation of various real estate properties.The trial was brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who has told reporters that she remains confident that «justice will prevail» in the matter. The official is seeking at least $250 million in fines and a permanent ban against Trump and his sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, from conducting any business in the state.So, what were some key takeaways from the day’s events?Trump Account Posts While Ex-Prez Inside CourtIn the lead-up to Donald Trump’s civil lawsuit trial in New York, the former president repeatedly called the case, along with the multitude of other cases against him, a politically-motivated witch-hunt. That Trump continued to make that assertion and attack Attorney General Letitia James when arriving at the courthouse, during recess and after the day’s events surprised no one; however, what raised some eyebrows was Trump’s Truth Social account posting while the former president was in the courthouse.The posts did not come before opening statements — no one is accusing Trump of posting during the trial — but his account did post several videos of James talking about suing Trump while he was sitting inside the Manhattan courtroom.The Trump defense team had tried to argue that James’ suit was politically motivated by pointing to comments she made during her campaign about going after Trump.

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