Trump faces obstacles to securing an appeal bond in fraud case

Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures on the day of a court hearing on charges of falsifying business records to cover up a hush money payment to a porn star before the 2016 election, in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, New York, on Feb. 15, 2024. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Former President Donald … Read more

Asian-Americans Once Again Thank Trump

From Knorre et al. (2024): Source: Knorre et al. (2024). From the paper: First, overall public violent victimization of Asian-Americans fell shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with the fact that Asian-Americans spent more time at home during the  early months of the pandemic. Second, focusing on incidents of inter-race public violence, there is … Read more

AG wants Trump banned from New York real estate business for life

Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends the trial of himself, his adult sons, the Trump Organization and others in a civil fraud case brought by state Attorney General Letitia James, at a Manhattan courthouse, in New York City on Oct. 3, 2023. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters The New York attorney general on Friday asked a … Read more

Strategy to Kick Trump Off the Ballot Under the Fourteenth Amendment Already Causing Chaos (So In Re Griffin Was Correctly Decided)

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. “I accept this arena as my friend. The conditions here are my conditions but Prosecution has defiled the sacred traditions of this place. Does the court give me leave to slay her outright?” –Frank Herbert, The Dosadi Experiment As readers who have been following along at home know, there is … Read more

Trump judge in NY fraud case slams credibility of paid defense expert

Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign event at the Hyatt Hotel on December 13, 2023 in Coralville, Iowa.  Scott Olson | Getty Images News | Getty Images The judge presiding over the high-stakes civil business fraud trial of former President Donald Trump harshly questioned the credibility of a key expert … Read more

Beijing and Brussels are both waiting for Trump

Unlock the Editor’s Digest for free Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter. This article is an on-site version of our Trade Secrets newsletter. Sign up here to get the newsletter sent straight to your inbox every Monday Welcome to the penultimate Trade Secrets newsletter of 2023. Next … Read more