NY Judge Caught Smiling And Laughing During Trump Trial Has Democratic Donor Past Exposed.
Judge Engoron’s Political Donations
- Judge Arthur Engoron has been a lifelong donor to the Democratic Party.
- He has contributed over $5,000 to Democratic candidates and committees over the past 25 years.
- His contributions include a 2018 donation to the Manhattan Democrats.
- Engoron has supported prominent Democrats, including Eric Schneiderman, David Paterson, and various state lawmakers.
WATCH: Judge Arthur Engoron, the judge in President Trump’s “civil fraud trial” was smiling and posing for the cameras in court today while President Trump was sitting in the court room.
This is wildly inappropriate and proves the bias of the judge, and the fact that this is a… pic.twitter.com/4DkFHuBv9t
— Laura Loomer (@LauraLoomer) October 2, 2023
Engoron’s Role & Decisions in Trump’s Trial
- Engoron is the sole arbiter in Donald Trump’s bench trial regarding fraud charges.
- He holds the responsibility of both overseeing the trial and determining guilt and sentencing.
- Engoron previously ruled that Trump consistently committed fraud by overstating asset values, leading to the revocation of licenses for Trump’s New York properties.
- The state of New York is urging Engoron to impose a $250 million penalty and enforce a permanent business ban against Trump in the state.
- Trump accused Engoron of bias, asserting the judge has already pre-decided the case.
Allegations & Trump’s Political Standing
- Supporters of Trump suggest that Engoron’s political contributions indicate bias, fueling allegations that the justice system is being weaponized against political adversaries.
- These allegations were further ignited when Engoron was observed smiling in court.
- Trump is currently leading in the Republican primary polls and is expected to be the party’s candidate in the 2024 election.
- In addition to this trial, Trump faces other legal challenges, including a federal probe related to his handling of classified documents and charges in Georgia for allegedly violating anti-racketeering laws in connection to efforts to overturn the 2020 election results.