Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial began in New York on Monday. He is being accused of generating more than $100 million by lying about his real estate empire.
Meanwhile, Washington averted a government shutdown. Congress passed a bill to temporarily fund the government until November 17.
To discuss the latest in U.S. politics, joining us:
- Joel Rubin is a Former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State.
- Rina Shah is a Political Analyst and CEO of Rilax Strategies.
- Joseph Williams is a former Senior Editor for U.S. News & World Report.
- Jadan Horyn is Political Commentator and Editor-in-Chief of Soigné.
Donald Trump and his family business are set to stand trial in New York on Monday in a civil fraud case that could deal a major blow to the former US president’s real estate empire https://t.co/etGTZdujH8
— Reuters (@Reuters) October 2, 2023
"My message is simple…no one is above the law."
New York Attorney General Letitia James spoke outside the New York Supreme Court ahead of former President Donald Trump's civil business fraud trial on Monday. pic.twitter.com/pWhqIWQ3Sx
— The Associated Press (@AP) October 2, 2023