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Judge withdraws contempt order against Trump

Former President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally in Greensburg, Pa., Friday, May 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Gene J. Puskar/AP

Judge withdraws contempt order against Trump

Ryan King May 11, 01:15 PMMay 11, 01:15 PM Video Embed

Former President Donald Trump was released from a civil contempt of court order Wednesday, provided he pays a $110,000 fine and meets several conditions by May 20.

The move comes as Trump’s legal team has been filing a trove of documents in an attempt to comply with a court order. If Trump fails to comply with the conditions set by the judge, he vowed to reinstitute the contempt of court ruling and apply it retroactively.

TRUMP LOSES APPEAL OF CONTEMPT OF COURT RULING ORDERING HIM TO PAY $10K A DAY

“I want the fine paid,” New York Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron wrote. “That fine is now $110,000.”

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