Donald Trump Maggie Haberman

Associated Press

Trump fraud lawsuit goes to judge who insulted him

The New York Attorney General’s case accusing Donald Trump and his company of fraud was assigned to a state court judge who repeatedly ruled against the former president in related subpoena disputes. deposition. Trump’s attorneys objected to Judge Arthur Engolon’s continued involvement, accusing Attorney General Letitia James’ office of trying to “appoint judges” as a “related” matter. In a letter to the court’s administrative judge on Thursday, Trump attorney Alina Habba said the case should instead be assigned to the court’s commercial arm, which was set up to handle complex corporate litigation. claimed to be