‘Your Own Personal Self-Aggrandizement’: Judge Judy Slams Alvin Bragg For Trump Hush-Money Trial

 TV star “Judge Judy” Sheindlin slammed New York County District Attorney Alvin Bragg for trying former President Donald Trump in the hush-money case.

During Sheindlin’s appearance on Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace” in an episode that streamed on Friday, Wallace asked the judge what she thought about the trial, and she said Bragg only tried Trump for his own selfish reasons, something for which she resents him.

“I would be happier, as someone who owns property in Manhattan, if the district attorney [Alvin Bragg] of New York County would take care of criminals who are making it impossible for citizens to walk in the streets and use the subway,” the judge said.

“To use those efforts to keep those people off the street, than to spend $5 million or $10 million taxpayers’ money trying Donald Trump on this nonsense,” she added. “That’s my view.”

“I, as a taxpayer in this country, resent using the system for your own personal self-aggrandizement,” the judge continued, saying that’s exactly what she thinks Bragg did by trying Trump. “You have to twist yourself in a pretzel to figure out what the crime was. He [Bragg] doesn’t like him [Trump]. New York City didn’t like him [Trump] for a while.”

When pressed by Wallace on what she personally thought of the former president, the judge said that she thinks Trump “was a good businessman, a real estate guy. And he was certainly terrific on ‘The Apprentice.'”

However, when asked her thoughts about Trump’s presidency, she made it clear she didn’t think he should be in the highest office in the land.

“I don’t think that Donald [Trump] ever should have been president,” Sheindlin said. “And I don’t think that even Donald thought he was going to be president.”


The former president was recently found guilty on all 34 counts by a New York jury in the hush-money trial.

The guilty verdict in Trump’s New York trial marks the first time a former U.S. president has been convicted of a crime, as previously reported.

At the heart of the case brought by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg were 34 felony counts of falsifying business records to conceal damaging information around the 2016 election as part of a “catch-and-kill” scheme.

Prosecutors accused Trump of improperly masking reimbursements to repay his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, for a $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence on an alleged extramarital affair by classifying them as legal expenses.

Trump has denied that the affair with Stormy Daniels ever happened and pleaded not guilty to the charges. His lawyers argued there was no intent to defraud or influence the 2016 election.

‘Your Own Personal Self-Aggrandizement’: Judge Judy Slams Alvin Bragg For Trump Hush-Money Trial ‘Your Own Personal Self-Aggrandizement’: Judge Judy Slams Alvin Bragg For Trump Hush-Money Trial Reviewed by Your Destination on June 22, 2024 Rating: 5

No comments