Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for auto parts manufacturer Drake Enterprises in Clinton Township, Michigan, on September 27, 2023.
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Donald Trump plans to attend civil rally in New York scam The trial will take place next week, and on Friday he slammed the case, urging supporters to donate to his 2024 presidential campaign by a key deadline.
Two people briefed on Trump’s plans told NBC News that Trump will travel to New York on Sunday night and will spend Monday and Tuesday at Manhattan Supreme Court for the first time in a jury trial in a lawsuit brought by New York lawyers. He said he plans to attend the two-day event. General Letitia James.
“Four false arrests, indictments, and even a mugshot failed to shatter me, but a Democratic judge is now in charge of my family business,” the former Republican president said in an email to the Joint Chest Committee on Friday. trying to destroy it.”
“Democrats are trying to destroy the world-famous ‘Trump Tower’ and impose what some are calling a ‘corporate death penalty’ on me,” the email read.
Trump campaign hopes to show strength in face of escalating legal battle by raising millions of dollars by Saturday’s Federal Election Commission third-quarter deadline, among other recent fundraising pitches said.
The campaign raised $35 million last quarter.
Trump’s latest donor appeal comes as Manhattan Judge Arthur Engoron charges Trump and his son with fraud for overstating the value of several real estate properties, including his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida. The decision came just days after a judge found the Trump Organization liable.
In a similar order, Mr. Engoron said he would revoke the New York operating licenses of several of President Trump’s entities and appoint a receiver to manage their dissolution. Trump plans to appeal the ruling.
The trial, scheduled to begin Monday, will address the remaining six claims in James’ case.
In the lawsuit, Mr. James is seeking $250 million in damages and an order barring Mr. Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump from operating business in the state.
Trump faces criminal charges in courts in New York and Georgia, as well as federal courts in Washington, D.C. and Florida. He has pleaded not guilty in these cases.
In two of the cases, in Georgia and Washington, Trump is charged with felonies related to his attempts to overturn his 2020 re-election loss to President Joe Biden.