Violation of gag order was costly, Donald Trump fined $8000

Creative Common

Prosecutors had alleged 10 violations. The trial was scheduled to begin again with testimony from a banker familiar with the accounts involved in the former US president’s alleged scheme to influence the 2016 election by covering up a sex scandal in New York. The decision came at the beginning of the second week of testimony in the landmark case.

Former US President Donald Trump was fined $9,000 for repeatedly violating a gag order in a contempt of court case. He was barred from making public statements about witnesses, jurors and certain others connected to his New York hush-money case. Prosecutors had alleged 10 violations. The trial was set to begin again with testimony from a banker familiar with the accounts involved in the former US president’s alleged scheme to influence the 2016 election by covering up a sex scandal in New York. The decision came at the beginning of the second week of testimony in the landmark case.

Manhattan prosecutors say Trump and his associates took part in an illegal scheme to influence the 2016 presidential campaign by burying negative stories. He has pleaded not guilty. Trump was joined in the courtroom by his son Eric, marking the first time a family member has attended his criminal trial.

Trump, the Republican presidential nominee in the 2024 election, is accused of falsifying business records to conceal a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels in exchange for silence about a sexual encounter she had with Trump in 2006. Trump has pleaded not guilty and has denied having sexual relations with Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. The historic criminal trial is the first of a former US president and began on April 22.

other news

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top