Trump asks for one-month extension to pay over $350 million

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump requested a one-month delay on his deadline to pay more than $350 million in damages in his New York civil fraud case.

Trump’s lawyers claimed Wednesday that the former president was not given ample notice of the high fine and accused New York Attorney General Letitia James of rushing to “memorialize” the judgment.

“Given that the court-appointed monitor continues to be in place, there is no prejudice to the Attorney General in briefly staying enforcement to allow for an orderly post-Judgement process, particularly given the magnitude of Judgement,” lawyer Clifford Robert wrote in a letter to New York Judge Arthur Engoron.

Without a delay, Trump and his legal team have 30 days to file the bond and appeal a ruling, and
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