Nassau County police responded to a bomb threat at the home of Judge Arthur Engoro on Thursday. former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud caseA source with direct knowledge of the situation told NBC News.
The danger comes hours earlier closing arguments in court is scheduled to begin, these arguments are expected to continue.
The bomb squad was called to Engoro’s home and was investigating Thursday morning; It is unclear whether Angoro was home at the time.
On Wednesday, there was a tense email exchange between Engoron and Trump’s attorney, Chris Kise, over whether Trump could speak in closing arguments. Engoron eventually rejected the request.
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