It was weeks after James’ lawsuit was filed sue Trump, has three grown children and a business empire for financial fraud. He is seeking up to $250 million as well as an order barring Trump from real estate transactions in New York for five years.
Trump has criticized the suit, including after James won a court order in November to install an independent monitor of his business dealings during the New York case. The case is still ongoing.
There was no immediate comment from Trump’s attorney on why they dismissed his lawsuit in Florida, however the federal judge who saw the case recently torn his comments were “both hateful and petty.”
The news also came back on Friday the next morning the same Florida judge ordered nearly $1 million in penalties against Trump and his attorney Alina Habba in a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton and federal officials.