The Daily Beast reports:
The judge overseeing Donald Trump’s bank fraud trial is having none of the former president’s attempts to call for a mistrial, defending his law clerk and his own ability to be impartial as the real estate tycoon makes a longshot bid to scrap the entire legal battle.
In a six-page order on Friday, Justice Arthur F. Engoron responded to the Trump team’s latest request, calling the attempt “nonsensical.”
He lambasted the Trump’s longshot request as “utterly without merit,” and also jabbed at his lawyers for blatantly misconstruing what he said in court during the former president’s testimony in court last week.
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Reuters: JUDGE DENIES TRUMP’S MOTION FOR MISTRIAL IN NEW YORK CIVIL FRAUD TRIAL – COURT FILING
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 17, 2023
The New York judge presiding over the state’s civil fraud case against Donald Trump rejected the former president’s request for a mistrial, saying it was “utterly without merit.” https://t.co/J8bvH2igA7
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