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Mon Apr 8, 2024, 05:18 PM Apr 8

New York appeals judge rejects Donald Trump's request to delay his April 15 hush money trial [View all]

Source: AP

Updated 7:12 PM EDT, April 8, 2024


NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court judge on Monday rejected Donald Trump’s bid to delay his April 15 hush money criminal trial while he mounts a last-minute fight to move the case out of Manhattan, foiling the former president’s latest attempt to put off the historic trial.

Justice Lizbeth González of the state’s mid-level appeals court ruled after an emergency hearing Monday where Trump’s lawyers asked that she postpone the trial indefinitely while they seek a change of venue.

They contended the presumptive Republican nominee faces “real potential prejudice” in heavily Democratic Manhattan and said the jury pool has been polluted by news coverage of Trump’s other recent cases, including his $454 million civil fraud judgment and the $83.3 million he’s been ordered to pay for defaming writer E. Jean Carroll. He is appealing both verdicts.

“Jury selection cannot proceed in a fair manner,” Trump lawyer Emil Bove argued, citing the defense’s polling and a review of media coverage. Trump’s hush money trial is the first of his four criminal indictments slated to go to trial and would be the first criminal trial ever of a former president.

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-juan-merchan-hush-money-appeal-lawsuit-6abe221a7cb2ea670eb3ed1a7a134643



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Updated 5:35 PM EDT, April 8, 2024


NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York appeals court judge on Monday rejected Donald Trump's bid to delay his April 15 hush money criminal trial while he fights to move the case out of Manhattan -- foiling the former president's latest attempt to put off the historic trial.

Justice Lizbeth Gonzlez of the state's mid-level appeals court made her ruling after an emergency hearing where Trump's lawyers asked to postpone the trial indefinitely while they seek a change of venue. Trump was seeking an emergency stay, a court order that would prevent the trial from starting on time.

The hush money trial is the first of Trump's his four criminal indictments slated to go to trial and would be the first criminal trial ever of a former president.

Trump lawyer Emil Bove argued that the presumptive Republican nominee faces "real potential prejudice" as a defendant in heavily Democratic Manhattan. Citing defense surveys and a review of media coverage, Bove argued that jury selection, scheduled to start next Monday, "cannot proceed in a fair manner." Trump has suggested on social media that the trial should be moved to Staten Island, the only New York City borough he won in 2016 and 2020.



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Updated 5:14 PM EDT, April 8, 2024


NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York appeals court judge has rejected former President Donald Trump's request to delay his April 15 hush money criminal trial while he fights to move the case out of Manhattan.

The decision came Monday, a week before jury selection was set to start.

Trump's lawyers had argued at an emergency hearing that the trial should be postponed while they seek a change of venue to move it out of heavily Democratic Manhattan.

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Yesssss!!! FakeNoose Apr 8 #1
love your video of the happy dog. riversedge Apr 8 #11
It's too short on youtube, also... Hermit-The-Prog Apr 9 #23
If TSF doesn't want to be tried in an area that is heavily Democratic, Attilatheblond Apr 8 #2
Trump's bid for emergency relief to halt trial for change of venue is denied. LetMyPeopleVote Apr 8 #3
Wow, that didn't take long. TSF filed it at 12 noon and judge denied it 5 pm. YAAAASSSS! n/t iluvtennis Apr 8 #4
I thought everything took two weeks. nt Hotler Apr 8 #9
It takes time for the justice system to figure things out melm00se Apr 8 #17
Oh dear, poor Donnie PatSeg Apr 8 #5
This is the guy that moved the focus of his father's real estate business..... Think. Again. Apr 8 #6
Too much pretrial publicity! I can't get a fair trial! Ocelot II Apr 8 #7
The word DENIED has never entered my mind much before. BUT bluestarone Apr 8 #8
To Borrow A Quote... GB_RN Apr 8 #10
Jury selection is going to take forever pfitz59 Apr 8 #12
They only get a certain number of peremptory challenges... bedazzled Apr 8 #21
Having A High Number In A Jury Pool modrepub Apr 9 #24
Excuse me, but Trump didn't do his criming on Staten Island. flashman13 Apr 8 #13
Appeals court denies Trump's last-ditch effort to delay his hush money trial scheduled to start next week in New York LetMyPeopleVote Apr 8 #14
For the first time in my life, I'm looking forward to April 15th. Oopsie Daisy Apr 8 #15
Hey Supreme Court, this is how it's done! cos dem Apr 8 #16
Good. Really good. n/t PatrickforB Apr 8 #18
What were they trying to accomplish with this? ShazzieB Apr 8 #19
Sucks to be you Donny Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Apr 8 #20
I thought he was innocent johnnyfins Apr 8 #22
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