Napolitano to Newsmax: Trump Fraud Case Could Fare Better on Appeal

Donald Trump’s civil fraud case in New York is “odd” because of the “extraordinary” fine levied by Judge Arthur Engoron — but that sum could be flipped if Trump takes the case to the New York Court of Appeals, former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano told Newsmax on Monday.

Napolitano told “Newsline” an argument from the former president based on the Eigtth Amendment — which prohibits “excessive fines” — would be tricky.

“This is such a weird, odd case because the penalty is extraordinary,” Napolitano said. “The loss of $400 million — going up $100,000 a day — for a crime not committed, and harm not caused.

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