Judge rules Trump committed fraud in building real estate empire
A New York judge found former President Trump liable for fraud Tuesday, ruling that New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) had proven the core elements of her sprawling civil case against Trump and his businesses.
Justice Arthur Engoron’s 35-page ruling also rejected Trump’s effort to toss the entire case, allowing the remaining elements to proceed to trial. The ruling also strips some of Trump’s business licenses and orders that an independent monitor continue to oversee the Trump Organization.
That trial before Engoron is scheduled to begin Monday, barring Trump’s separate, last-minute effort for a...