Former President Donald Trump may have racked up a hefty $83.3 million defamation bill for his sparring with E. Jean Carroll, but it turns out that hasn’t put a dent in his popularity among Republican voters. While the money he’s doled out is just a drop in the bucket for him, the big, bad New York Attorney General Letitia James is gunning for him, looking to drain his coffers dry with a $370 million judgment in the civil fraud case. It’s like a classic showdown, and Trump is the target in the Wild West of New York law.
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 30, 2024
Get this, folks! The Attorney General wants to not only bleed Trump dry but also ban him and his whole family from doing business in New York. Could you believe it? They want to make him pay up for his dealings with Deutsche Bank and others, saying he inflated his net worth to get lower interest rates. The nerve! It’s like they’re trying to hogtie him and take away the keys to his Fifth Avenue headquarters, leaving him out in the cold.
If you think that’s enough, think again! They could even force him to give up control of his companies! The thought of Trump being stripped of his business empire seems to be the ultimate punishment from the anti-Trump brigade in New York. The bigwigs even say that an unfavorable ruling could force him to sell off parts of his empire just to stay afloat. It’s like they want to watch him squirm!
But Trump isn’t taking this lying down. No, sir! He’s fighting back, like a bull with a grudge. He’s been using money from his political action committee to fight the legal battles, but the wolves at his door just keep howling for more. And when the New York Times came snooping around his financials, they found some private tidbits, like how much cash he has on hand and how his companies have been doing some wheeling and dealing. They’re like the nosy neighbors peeking through the curtains!
It’s like a high noon showdown with the law, and everyone’s waiting to see who’ll draw first. Will Trump be able to weather this legal storm, or will the New York Attorney General and the Democrats finally get him to cry uncle? It’s like a real-life drama playing out right in front of our eyes! Who knew politics could be this dramatic?