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(134,123 posts)
Fri May 3, 2024, 05:40 PM May 3

Trump has paid $9,000 fine for gag-order violation

Source: MarketWatch/AP

Published: May 3, 2024 at 3:10 p.m. ET

Donald Trump has paid his $9,000 fine for violating the gag order in his hush money criminal trial.

The former president paid the penalty Thursday, ahead of a Friday deadline. Trump’s legal team supplied the court clerk’s office with two cashier’s checks — one for $2,000 and one for $7,000.

Context: Trump fined $9,000 for nine gag-order violations...

Read more: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/trump-has-paid-9-000-fine-for-gag-order-violation-122cdc88

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(15,577 posts)
2. Is it expected/standard for the checks to be from the party's lawyers?
Fri May 3, 2024, 05:53 PM
May 3

Because he did that with his contempt fines in the Carroll case too.

And since his lawyers are being paid by his campaign/PAC... Not exactly him paying the fine.


(22,798 posts)
3. Trump doesn't pay
Fri May 3, 2024, 06:05 PM
May 3

Even when he was fined 25 million for the bogus Trump University, a Las Vegas casino owner paid the bill.


(4,200 posts)
11. He probably received his life time check
Sat May 4, 2024, 11:39 AM
May 4

From his government like all the other former Presidents.

OPPS I replied to the wrong comment.


(3,413 posts)
9. What about the latest violations that were (I'm assuming) heard this week?
Fri May 3, 2024, 11:33 PM
May 3

Have they been brought to the judge's attention yet? And has he adjudicated them?


(4,984 posts)
15. The fine should have been 9 million
Sat May 4, 2024, 04:22 PM
May 4

he doesn't care about a few thousand dollar. It's worth it to him to get away with his crimes.

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