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Florida Judge Fines Trump and Lawyers in ‘Frivolous’ Lawsuit

Ah florida The judge imposed sanctions on former President Donald playing cards And one of his lawyers Thursday ordered him to pay nearly $1 million to file what he said was a bogus lawsuit against Trump’s 2016 rival Hillary Clinton and others.

U.S. District Court Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks said Trump committed a “pattern of courtroom abuse” for filing frivolous lawsuits for political purposes, “undermining the rule of law” and “obstructing justice.” Equivalent to,” he said. ”

“Here we are faced with a lawsuit that should never have been filed. he writes

Citing Trump’s recent lawsuit against the Pulitzer Prize Committee, New York Prosecutor General Letitia Jamesa major tech company, and on CNN, he described Trump as a “prolific and sophisticated litigator” who uses the courts “to seek revenge on his political opponents.”

“He is a mastermind in strategic abuse of the judicial process,” he wrote.

The ruling required Trump and his attorney Alina Habba to pay the defendants in the case about $938,000.

Spokesmen for Trump and Hubba did not immediately respond when asked for comment late Thursday.

Middlebrooks said in September that by dismissing a lawsuit filed by Trump against Clinton, a former FBI official, and Democrats, and claiming ties to Russia, they and others colluded in his winning presidential campaign. rejected the former president’s claim that it caused the sinking of the

The lawsuit involved Clinton and several of her top advisers, as well as former FBI Director James Comey and others involved in an investigation into whether Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign worked with Russia to sway the outcome of the election. FBI officials were named as defendants.

He later said the lawsuit contained “obvious structural flaws” and that “the characterization of events is incredible.” Florida Judge Fines Trump and Lawyers in ‘Frivolous’ Lawsuit

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