Shayna JacobsShayna Jacobs is a federal courts and law enforcement reporter on the national security team at The Washington Post, where she covers the Southern and Eastern districts of New York. https://www.washingtonpost.comMon, 22 Jan 2024 10:02:58 +00001hourly1South Carolina congressman: Haley ‘gives people a reason to vote for her’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsSun, 21 Jan 2024 22:35:46 +0000In Judge Kaplan’s court, Trump plays with firehttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Devlin BarrettSun, 21 Jan 2024 22:09:08 +0000Donald Trump risks blowback if he takes the witness stand in Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s courtroom on Monday in the E. Jean Carroll defamation trial.GOP candidate Nikki Haley, now Donald Trump’s only competitive rival for the Republican nomination, told CNN...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsSun, 21 Jan 2024 22:08:00 +0000Vice President Harris was asked Sunday morning if President Biden was mentally fit to serve another...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsSun, 21 Jan 2024 17:02:39 +0000In Judge Kaplan’s court, Trump plays with fire Jacobs, Devlin BarrettSun, 21 Jan 2024 11:00:36 +0000Former president Donald Trump risks blowback if he takes the witness stand in Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s courtroom on Monday in the E. Jean Carroll defamation trial.Witness in Trump civil trial also testified in election workers’ defamation case against Giulianihttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 18 Jan 2024 21:37:15 +0000Judge threatens to throw Trump out of E. Jean Carroll defamation trial JacobsWed, 17 Jan 2024 19:45:50 +0000E. Jean Carroll told a federal jury that Donald Trump’s attacks on her credibility beginning in 2019 harm her professionally and put her in fear for her safety.Judge warns Trump he could be removed from court for disruptive behaviorhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comAzi Paybarah, Shayna Jacobs, Mark BermanWed, 17 Jan 2024 18:57:56 +0000Judge threatens to throw Trump out of E. Jean Carroll defamation trialhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsWed, 17 Jan 2024 18:17:21 +0000E. Jean Carroll told a federal jury that Donald Trump’s attacks on her credibility beginning in 2019 harm her professionally and put her in fear for her safety.Second E. Jean Carroll trial against Trump begins in New York Jacobs, Mark BermanWed, 17 Jan 2024 00:56:58 +0000A jury was selected Tuesday and will be tasked with determining what additional damages, if any, Trump owes Carroll.Alina Habba, attorney for former president Donald Trump, concluded her opening remarks, and the trial was...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 22:05:29 +0000In opening statement, Trump attorney claims Carroll sought famehttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 21:59:43 +0000Jury shown examples of hate speech directed toward Carrollhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Dan Rosenzweig-ZiffTue, 16 Jan 2024 21:50:47 +0000Trump’s comments ‘unleashed’ threats on Carroll’s life, lawyer sayshttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 20:56:13 +0000The jurors have been sworn in and given instructions by the judge.https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 20:29:46 +0000Jury selected; opening statements to beginhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 19:25:09 +0000Juror prospect No. 68 answered that he believed the 2020 election was “stolen.” He has also...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 17:42:42 +0000In total, 80 prospective jurors were called in this morning for screening. Questions have included whether...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 16:19:54 +0000A handful of prospective jurors were just sent out because they said they couldn’t be fair...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 16:07:03 +0000“The court determined in a previous decision that Mr. Trump is liable for defamation,” Judge Lewis...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 16:06:19 +0000“Neither your names nor the names of the jurors who are ultimately selected nor any other...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 15:56:43 +0000Former president Donald Trump is back in the courtroom, as is the panel of prospective jurors....https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 15:47:43 +0000E. Jean Carroll seeks limits on Trump testimony after his courtroom tirade https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 15:22:11 +0000Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has ordered a recess because some time is needed to bring the...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 15:13:38 +0000Trump lawyer Alina Habba just said she will call former president Donald Trump as a witness....https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 15:13:04 +0000U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan said he will select nine jurors. He issued strict...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 15:04:19 +0000U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan is now seated on the bench.https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 14:50:59 +0000Former president Donald Trump is now at the defense table. He just took his coat off...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 14:46:05 +0000E. Jean Carroll is now at the plaintiff’s table but proceedings haven’t started yet. There are...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 14:42:12 +0000Donald Trump is in the building and is expected to appear at the trial today before...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 14:33:22 +0000Jury in second E. Jean Carroll trial will only determine damages https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsTue, 16 Jan 2024 14:05:56 +0000N.Y. state attorney alleges corruption by NRA, leader Wayne LaPierre JacobsSat, 13 Jan 2024 20:16:37 +0000Wayne LaPierre, who announced his resignation as head of the National Rifle Assn., faces allegations of corruption and mismanagement in a New York state lawsuitE. Jean Carroll seeks limits on Trump testimony after his courtroom tirade JacobsSat, 13 Jan 2024 02:53:58 +0000The trial is about damages for defamatory comments Trump made about Carroll in 2019 when she came forward with a decades-old sexual assault allegation. Trump has already been found liable for those comments.Trump assails his fraud trial in courtroom speech as case winds down Jacobs, Mark BermanFri, 12 Jan 2024 00:16:13 +0000New York’s attorney general, who sued former president Trump and his business, is seeking a $370 million penalty. What comes next, legally speaking, for Trumphttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 23:33:11 +0000A day of closing arguments and a speech from Trumphttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Mark BermanThu, 11 Jan 2024 22:11:21 +0000Closing arguments have wrapped. New York Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron said he would try to...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Maegan VazquezThu, 11 Jan 2024 22:07:45 +0000After the break, Andrew Amer focused on specific evidence that Donald Trump was personally responsible for...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 21:16:35 +0000The attorney general’s office in its summations delved into the appearance of financial stress at the...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 21:10:02 +0000Andrew Amer, a lawyer on the New York attorney general’s trial team, argued Thursday that circumstantial...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 20:13:47 +0000Attorney for New York AG says ‘most critical’ claims against Trump ‘undisputed’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 19:48:09 +0000Trump rails against trial, judge from courtroom seathttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Amy B WangThu, 11 Jan 2024 18:40:36 +0000Trump defense argues Michael Cohen is unreliable witnesshttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Wesley ParnellThu, 11 Jan 2024 18:38:21 +0000Police respond to bomb threat at home of judge in Trump N.Y. fraud trialhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comAmy B Wang, Shayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 17:59:55 +0000Justice Arthur Engoron received a bomb threat to his Long Island home early Thursday, ahead of closing arguments in Trump’s civil fraud trial. Police described it as a “swatting” incident.Former president Donald Trump is back in the courtroom after the break, and another of his...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 17:31:45 +0000Trump lawyer argues AG trying to impose ‘corporate death penalty’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 17:23:15 +0000Police respond to bomb threat at home of judge in Trump N.Y. fraud trial B Wang, Shayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 17:04:52 +0000Justice Arthur Engoron received a bomb threat to his Long Island home early Thursday, ahead of closing arguments in Trump’s civil fraud trial. Police described it as a “swatting” incident.Trump attends New York civil fraud trial as his GOP rivals barnstorm Iowahttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comAmy B Wang, Shayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 17:02:41 +0000Judge thanks attorneys, will deliver written decisionhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 15:50:05 +0000Chris Kise, a lawyer for Donald Trump, has begun his summation. He called the former president...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 15:27:01 +0000James seeking $370 million fine against Trump, restrictions on his companyhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 15:24:07 +0000Before entering the courtroom, former president Donald Trump said he planned to hold a news conference...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comAmy B Wang, Shayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 15:10:39 +0000After refusal to abide by rules, Trump not allowed to give closing argumenthttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 14:44:33 +0000Police respond to early-morning bomb threat at judge’s Long Island homehttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comAmy B Wang, Shayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 14:12:38 +0000Security measures in place outside N.Y. courthouse for Trump Organization trialhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 14:09:37 +0000N.Y. seeks $370 million in Trump fraud trial instead of $250 million https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 13:59:30 +0000Because of refusal to abide by rules, Trump won’t be allowed to give his own closing argument in N.Y. fraud trial JacobsThu, 11 Jan 2024 01:18:17 +0000Donald Trump will not be allowed to personally argue during summations at his business fraud civil trial Thursday in New York.Trump won’t be allowed to argue in a New York courtroom Thursdayhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsWed, 10 Jan 2024 19:00:30 +0000NRA defense denies corruption, praises group’s work in New York trial JacobsTue, 09 Jan 2024 22:22:15 +0000A lawyer for the National Rifle Association denied New York state allegations of mismanagement that cost the organization millions of dollars.N.Y. seeks $370 million in Trump fraud trial instead of $250 million JacobsFri, 05 Jan 2024 21:52:34 +0000New York Attorney General Letitia James is now seeking $370 million, taking into account profits from additional Trump deals. Trump allies fixate on Jeffrey Epstein documents — despite few revelations Reinhard, Shayna JacobsThu, 04 Jan 2024 16:20:26 +0000Donald Trump partied with Jeffrey Epstein, but his supporters are convinced documents being released from a New York court may sully DemocratsSen. Bob Menendez accused of aiding Qatar in exchange for bribes JacobsWed, 03 Jan 2024 00:35:08 +0000A superseding indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses the New Jersey Democrat of providing assistance to the government of Qatar as well as Egypt.Trump’s trial dates and how they could conflict with the 2024 election Stein, Hannah Dormido, John Wagner, Shayna Jacobs, Nick MourtoupalasThu, 14 Dec 2023 22:58:08 +0000Trump is facing four pending civil and criminal cases already on the calendar — and more could be on the way.Former FBI official in N.Y. sentenced to more than 4 years in prison JacobsThu, 14 Dec 2023 22:34:51 +0000Former FBI chief of counterintelligence in New York Charles McGonigal was sentenced to more than four years in prison for his illicit work for a Russian oligarch.Testimony ends in $250 million fraud lawsuit against Trump in New York JacobsWed, 13 Dec 2023 22:29:24 +0000Testimony in the $250 million New York civil fraud trial against Donald Trump and his namesake company ended. A judge’s ruling is due in January. Ex-congressman George Santos is in plea talks, federal officials say JacobsMon, 11 Dec 2023 23:27:19 +0000Former U.S. representative George Santos is negotiating an agreement to settle his indictment on fraud and campaign-finance-related charges, prosecutors say.What to know about Donald Trump’s gag orders in D.C. and New York Stein, Shayna JacobsSun, 10 Dec 2023 12:16:29 +0000The former president faces limited gag orders in his federal election-obstruction case in D.C. and his New York civil fraud case. Trump loses chance to challenge N.Y. gag order before trial ends JacobsTue, 05 Dec 2023 00:03:09 +0000A New York appellate court declined to quickly consider a request by lawyers for Donald Trump to file a higher court challenge to a gag order against himN.Y. appeals court reinstates Trump gag order in civil fraud case JacobsThu, 30 Nov 2023 22:53:26 +0000A New York appeals court reinstated a limited gag order against Donald Trump, preventing him from making public comments about the law clerk in a civil fraud case. Gag order against Trump temporarily lifted in New York fraud trial JacobsFri, 17 Nov 2023 00:48:49 +0000The temporary pause on the order allows former president Donald Trump and his defense team to discuss the judge’s law clerk, pending further appellate review. Aide to Rep. George Santos pleads guilty to defrauding donors JacobsTue, 14 Nov 2023 21:17:23 +0000Samuel Miele, aide to Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.), pleads guilty to defrauding donors with a fake identity. Trump’s defense at N.Y. fraud trial begins with Donald Trump Jr. testimony Jacobs, Mark BermanMon, 13 Nov 2023 18:29:27 +0000Lawyers for Donald Trump, his company and others began their fraud trial defense arguments with testimony from Donald Trump Jr. Trump defense at New York fraud trial set to counter state attorney general Jacobs, Jonathan O'Connell, Mark BermanSun, 12 Nov 2023 17:00:33 +0000New York Attorney General Letitia James’s $250 million or more civil case against Donald Trump and others alleges they inflated values on financial statements. FBI seizes phone of New York Mayor Eric Adams amid fundraising probe Rosenzweig-Ziff, Shayna JacobsSat, 11 Nov 2023 01:31:13 +0000The seizures are connected to a federal investigation into fundraising during Eric Adams’s 2021 mayoral campaign.Ivanka Trump testifies in New York fraud case against family business Jacobs, Mark BermanThu, 09 Nov 2023 00:20:04 +0000Ivanka Trump echoed her brothers in distancing herself from the financial documents at the heart of the lawsuit filed by New York’s attorney general.Testifying in fraud case, Trump clashes with judge and draws reprimands Jacobs, Jonathan O'Connell, Wesley Parnell, Mark BermanMon, 06 Nov 2023 23:28:03 +0000Trump clashes with judge and draws reprimands as he testifies in $250 million civil fraud trialTrump completes testimony in N.Y. civil fraud trial Berman, Maegan Vazquez, Shayna Jacobs, Wesley ParnellMon, 06 Nov 2023 22:11:49 +0000Donald Trump drew warnings from the judge as he testified in the civil trial in which he is accused of fraudulently inflating the value of company assets.Trump on Weisselberg: ‘I feel very badly for him’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 21:28:43 +0000Trump says his company paid off final Deutsche Bank loanhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Jonathan O'ConnellMon, 06 Nov 2023 20:34:10 +0000Former president Donald Trump has finished his court testimony. There will be no cross-examination.https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Maegan VazquezMon, 06 Nov 2023 20:20:22 +0000Trump: ‘I became president because of my brand’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Maegan VazquezMon, 06 Nov 2023 20:14:43 +0000Following a lunch break, former president Donald Trump has returned to a Manhattan courtroom where he...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Maegan VazquezMon, 06 Nov 2023 19:13:55 +0000During the morning session, Donald Trump attempted to read the contents of a sheet of paper...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 19:09:56 +0000Trump sons testified earlier during New York civil fraud trial https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Mark BermanMon, 06 Nov 2023 18:59:57 +0000The trial took a lunch recess about 12:48 p.m. They will resume at 2:15 p.m., with...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 18:12:40 +0000Trump, Engoron joust over one of judge’s earlier rulingshttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Jonathan O'ConnellMon, 06 Nov 2023 18:00:02 +0000Donald Trump is railing against Judge Arthur Engoron, apparently referring to the judge’s summary judgment ruling...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 17:20:34 +0000About an hour has passed since Donald Trump returned to the witness stand. He is again...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 17:18:20 +0000Asked about the worth of the Trump International Golf Club in Scotland (Aberdeen), Trump went off...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 17:10:35 +0000Donald Trump shifts in his seat throughout the examination. Sometimes he raises his arm and looks...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 17:03:55 +0000On the witness stand, Trump offers legal analysishttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 16:48:14 +0000Trump again scolded by judge: ‘No, no, no’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 16:40:36 +0000Before break, judge threatened to remove Trump from witness standhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Maegan VazquezMon, 06 Nov 2023 16:30:04 +0000Donald Trump is back on the stand after a brief break and seems to be keeping...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 16:21:49 +0000We’re about halfway through a break in the courtroom proceedings. Trump has left the courtroom.https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 16:11:41 +0000Kevin Wallace, an attorney in the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James, is doing...https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 16:01:14 +0000Judge asks Trump’s lawyer to ‘control’ his client, says it’s ‘not a political rally’https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna Jacobs, Maegan VazquezMon, 06 Nov 2023 15:54:39 +0000Trump receives warnings from judge early in testimonyhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 15:34:38 +0000Trump’s lawyers have blasted courtroom behavior of judge, law clerkhttps://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 15:15:07 +0000Donald Trump has taken the witness stand and has been sworn in.https://www.washingtonpost.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.comShayna JacobsMon, 06 Nov 2023 15:03:56 +0000