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Trump Fails to Halt Contempt-of-Court Fine During Appeal (1)

May 3, 2022, 9:31 PM

A New York appeals court denied former President Donald Trump’s request to suspend his $10,000-a-day fine for contempt of court while he challenges a judge’s ruling that he failed to respond to a subpoena.

Trump’s motion was denied Tuesday, one day after it was filed, according to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James, who issued the subpoena in a probe of asset valuations at the former president’s real-estate company.

The appeal was filed after New York state court Judge Arthur Engoron ruled the former president violated a court order by missing a March 31 deadline ...