Trump loses bid to stay New York contempt of court order

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at The Farm at 95 on April 9, 2022 in Selma, North Carolina.

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Trump’s attorney on Monday requested the Appellate Division of the Very first Judicial Section to stay Engoron’s contempt get as he appeals the judge’s acquiring. The law firm, Alina Habba, argued in a submitting that the contempt order was “unconscionable and indefensible.”

That division turned down the keep ask for the subsequent day, according to a prepared decision.

“Interim software denied,” the division claimed the selection, which did not offer an clarification for the denial.

Trump’s lawyer Alina Habba did not quickly answer to a request for comment on the determination Tuesday, which still left her client owing $80,000 in contempt penalties to date.

Earlier Tuesday, the District of Columbia’s legal professional common announced that the Trump Organization and Trump’s presidential inaugural committee had agreed to shell out that town $750,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging all those entities and the Trump resort there illegally misused resources from the nonprofit committee to enrich the Trump loved ones.

The Trump defendants did not confess wrongdoing as aspect of that settlement.

On Monday, a grand jury was seated in Atlanta as component of a prison probe there into no matter if Trump violated the law by trying to get Ga officials to overturn the 2020 presidential election in that state, which he shed to President Joe Biden.