Trump attorney Alina Habba criticized by peers for poor performance
Trump's attorney Alina Habba is under fire for her performance in court and may be replaced by Trump for his appeal.
Alina Habba, the attorney for former President Trump, has been under scrutiny lately. After Trump lost a defamation case and was ordered to pay $83.5 million in penalties, Habba's performance in the courtroom has been heavily criticized, even by those within Trump's inner circle. One of Trump's ex-lawyers, Timothy Parlatore, went as far as to say that he believes Habba was useless and ineffective in defending Trump.
Parlatore's criticism is particularly noteworthy because he acknowledged that the case was a loser from the start, given that a separate jury had already found Trump liable for defaming journalist E. Jean Carroll. Despite this, he believes that another attorney could have achieved a more favorable judgment. He also suggested that Trump should consider different representation for his appeal, as he does not believe Habba is an appellate expert.
Habba has already filed a motion to overturn the case, claiming that the court was "overly hostile" towards Trump due to alleged connections between Carroll's attorney and the judge. However, legal analysts have dismissed these claims as baseless and unfounded.
Despite the criticism and the unfavorable outcome of the case, it seems that Habba is committed to standing by Trump's side. She has been seen at his political events and even accompanied him to a New Year's Eve party. It appears that she is dedicated to her role as Trump's attorney, despite the challenges and controversies surrounding their legal battles.
In the midst of all this, Melania Trump continues to be absent from the presidential campaign trail, adding to the intrigue and speculation surrounding the Trump camp. With multiple criminal indictments and felony charges against him, Trump's legal team, including Habba, remains at the center of attention. However, it remains to be seen how long Habba will continue to stand by Trump's side, especially as the legal challenges and controversies continue to unfold.