N.Y. attorney general asks judge to hold Trump in contempt, impose $10,000 daily fine

New York Attorney General Letitia James asked a state judge Thursday to hold former President Donald Trump in contempt of court and impose a $10,000 fine for each day that he allegedly continues to withhold documents that were ordered to be turned over in the state’s probe of his company’s financial dealings.
 
“The judge’s order was crystal clear: Donald J. Trump must comply with our subpoena and turn over relevant documents to my office,” Ms. James said in a statement. “Instead of obeying a court order, Mr. Trump is trying to evade it. We are seeking the court’s immediate intervention because no one is above the law.”

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