Taking news: The action was taken the day after the federal judge oversaw the case criticized Trump and his lawyers for a “continuing abuse of court” and ordered them to pay. nearly $1 million in fines.
What they say: In James’ lawsuit, Trump accused the New York attorney general of abusing his position and launching a “war of intimidation and harassment” against him.
- Middlebrooks, on Thursday sentencing orders to Clinton subject, said his claims against Jacob, Twitterand other organizations that are part of his “pattern of abusing the courts to serve political purposes.”
- The judge also said he urged Trump and his lawyers to reconsider James’ request to dismiss the lawsuit because it has “all the obvious signs of malice and insanity.”
The big picture: The former president’s lawsuit against James comes more than a month after he filed a lawsuit lawsuit to impeach Trump and family members in financial fraud, and turned them over to federal prosecutors and the IRS for criminal investigation.