Trump Wants Counterjudgment in N.Y. Fraud Case

Donald Trump’s lawyer on Wednesday filed a letter in New York City civil court claiming that the former president  was “deprived” of the chance to speak out against the ruling in his civil fraud trial before it was filed, Newsweek reported.

The lawyer, Clifford Roberts, requested the opportunity to propose a “counterjudgment” to the ruling by Judge Arthur Engoron, insisting that it would be “contrary to fundamental fairness” if he was not permitted to do so.

Roberts wrote that he requests “that the court set a return date for the proposed judgment that affords defendants sufficient time to submit a proposed counter-judgment. To deprive defendants of the opportunity to submit a proposed counter-judgment would be contrary to fundamental fairness and due process.”

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