Trump drops appeal, ending legal fight over New York probe

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By MICHAEL R. SISAK
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – Former President Donald Trump has abandoned efforts to revive his federal lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James.

This marks the second time he’s halted legal action against her after a judge last week fined him and his lawyers nearly $1 million for filing frivolous cases.

Trump’s lawyers and James’ office agreed Tuesday to a stipulation ending an appeal that had sought to reverse a judge’s decision to dismiss the lawsuit.

Trump, a Republican, sued James, a Democrat, in December 2021 in an attempt to block an investigation that led to a fraud lawsuit against him and his businesses.

A message seeking comment was left with Trump’s lawyers.

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1/24/2023 2:57:02 PM (GMT -6:00)

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