Trump lawyer Alina Habba on NY fraud verdict: ‘They will not get away with it’

Former President Trump’s lawyer Alina Haba on Friday slammed the judge’s recent ruling in the former president’s New York civil fraud trial.

“[T]Hey, you can’t escape that.” Haba Said on Fox News’ “Hannity.” “We’re going to go to them and fight tooth and nail and literally fight until the truth comes out. Nothing was wrong. President Trump did nothing wrong.”

Judge Arthur Engoron on Friday fined Trump about $355 million in the case after Judge Engoron already found him liable for fraud in September. I ordered. New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) filed a lawsuit in 2022 against the former president, accusing him of inflating and inflating his assets for tax and insurance benefits.

“I think the biggest message I can give the American people tonight is that he’s not going to let this happen,” Haba said of Engoron. “Letitia James is not going to get away with this. The Biden administration is not going to get away with this.”

Haba’s comments on Fox News echo those he made in a statement to The Hill after the verdict, calling it a “clear injustice” and calling it “‘defeat Donald Trump.’ This is the culmination of a multi-year, politically fueled witch hunt aimed at ”

James praised the ruling in his own statement, saying it was “for this state, this country, and everyone who believes that we all must play by the same rules, including our former president.”

“Now, Donald Trump is finally being held accountable for his lies, dishonesty, and stunning fraud,” she added. “Because no matter how great, how rich, how powerful he thinks he is, no one is above the law.”

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