Trump plans to post $100 million bond during civil fraud appeal

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump declared that the former commander in chief intended to post a $100 million bond while appealing his civil fraud verdict, drastically lower than the $355 million he was ordered to pay.

The lawyers told an appellate court in New York on Wednesday that part of the civil fraud verdict that bans Trump from getting loans in the state would make it impossible for him to post a bond equal to the full $355 million judgment and asked for an interim stay on the remaining amount until the appeal process is complete.

“The exorbitant and punitive amount of the judgment coupled with an unlawful and unconstitutional blanket prohibition on lending transactions would make it impossible to secure and post a complete bond,” Trump lawyers Clifford Robert, Alina Habba, and
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