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Judge to Trump Lawyers Over Deposition: ‘Stop Wasting Time’ (1)

Oct. 7, 2022, 1:07 PM

Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers were told by a federal judge to “stop wasting time” after they tried halting the deposition of former White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grishamin a defamation lawsuit minutes after it began, citing her painkiller medication.

Grisham -- who famously never held a press conference and resigned her subsequent post as chief of staff to the first lady after the Jan. 6 insurrection -- was deposed Thursday in Kansas by lawyers for New York columnist E. Jean Carroll.

“Stop wasting time,” US Distract Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan said to Trump’s lawyers during ...