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Trump Wins Temporary Reprieve from Seizure of Assets in New York Attorney General Case

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 25, 2024
Trump’s bond with voters fractures | The Hill

A recent decision has eased some financial pressure for the presumptive Republican nominee for president. Prior to this decision, his properties and bank accounts were at risk of being seized by New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) if he had failed to pay the original bond.

A five-judge appeals panel has granted a temporary hold on enforcing the initial judgment, with the condition that Trump and his co-defendants must post a new, significantly reduced bond within 10 days. Trump has committed to abiding by the decision and will pay $175 million by providing a bond, equivalent securities, or cash as required.

This favorable legal outcome is just one of many decisions that have been in Trump’s favor as he continues to challenge President Biden. Many legal battles have been delayed, possibly not being resolved until after Election Day. However, there was a split decision on Monday when another court announced its intention to hear charges against Trump in a hush money case beginning on April 15.

Despite this setback, the civil fraud ruling on the bond remains a crucial victory for the former president. This ruling came just hours before the deadline to pay the original $464 million bond had come due. If Trump had not been able to fulfill this financial obligation, James could have initiated the seizure of his assets, exposing Trump to financial jeopardy and personal embarrassment.

For more detailed information on this topic, please refer to The Hill’s coverage by Ella Lee.

By Samantha Nguyen

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