Mary Trump, the estranged niece of former President Donald Trump, once again made headlines as she took to social media to mock her uncle’s appearance in the courtroom during the commencement of his civil fraud trial in the New York State Supreme Court on Monday, October 2, 2023.
Mary Trump, a clinical psychologist and daughter of the former president’s older brother, Fred Trump, has been a vocal critic of her uncle, frequently expressing her opposition to him on various social media platforms as reported by Newsweek on Monday, October 2, 2023.
In a post shared on X, formerly known as Twitter, Mary Trump humorously commented on her uncle’s courtroom demeanor by posting a picture of him along with the caption, “Pout harder.”
The former president’s appearance in court on Monday marked a significant moment in the ongoing legal challenges he faces.
Attorney General Letitia James is pursuing a $250 million lawsuit against Donald Trump and his real estate company.
This trial faced potential delays, as Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in September.
Arguing that a June ruling to remove Ivanka Trump from the list of defendants should result in the dismissal of claims against him.
However, many of the claims in James’ lawsuit were recently addressed when Judge Arthur Engoron.
Overseeing the trial, determined that the former president had misled banks and insurers by inflating the value of his properties in financial statements.
In anticipation of his court appearance, Donald Trump voiced his thoughts on Truth Social, stating, “I’m going to Court tomorrow morning to fight for my name and reputation against a corrupt and racist Attorney General, Letitia James.
Who campaigned on ‘getting Trump,’ and a Trump-Hating Judge who is unfair, unhinged, and vicious in his Pursuit of me.”
With the majority of claims resolved, the civil trial now focuses primarily on determining the size of the penalty Donald Trump may face.
Mary Trump’s recent social media post comes on the heels of her appearance on “The Nerd Avengers” podcast, where she offered insight into her uncle’s state of mind amid his legal troubles.
In a transcript shared on her Substack, she criticized Donald Trump, acknowledging that he is “seriously being threatened for the first time in his life, from a financial, legal, and existential perspective.”
She added during the podcast, “The worst thing that could happen to Donald Trump.
Other than being put in a room with no internet connection and no mirror, is to be forced to face the reality about who he is.
Which he knows deep down and just cannot allow to break through to his consciousness.”
Despite maintaining his innocence in the face of various legal challenges, Donald Trump is still entangled in multiple legal cases.
These include charges related to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot and allegations concerning classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
New York prosecutors have also charged him in connection with an alleged hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels during his 2016 presidential campaign.
Additionally, an Atlanta-area grand jury indicted him on charges stemming from an investigation into his alleged attempts to overturn Georgia’s 2020 presidential election results.
Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to all charges.