Bloomberg Law
Jan. 20, 2023, 7:51 PM

Trump Drops James Suit After $937,989 Ruling in Clinton Case (1)

Erik Larson
Erik Larson
Bloomberg News

Donald Trump dropped his lawsuit against New York’s attorney general over the state’s $250 million fraud claims against him and his businesses, hours after the former president and his lawyer were ordered to pay almost $1 millionfor a “frivolous” suit against Hillary Clinton.

Trump filed a one-page notice of voluntary dismissal Friday with US District Judge Donald Middlebrooks in West Palm Beach, Florida — a rare retreat for Trump in his long-running clash with New York’s top law enforcement officer, Letitia James.

The notice didn’t elaborate on why Trump sought the dismissal, but it was filed about ...