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Hochul tells NY businesses not to fear
about Trump verdict: ‘Nothing to worry about’

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Posted By: snapper451, 2/18/2024 11:22:46 AM

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) addressed New York business owners in a new interview and told them there was “nothing to worry about” after former President Trump was hit with a $355 million fine and the inability to conduct business in New York for three years.


Great evidence for Trump’s appeal, This was clearly “law-fare” planned and executed by NY State. Shark Tank’s Kevin. O’Leary trashed NY State over this.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lazyman 2/18/2024 11:28:17 AM (No. 1660347)
You are safe from sham prosecution as long as you aren't a treat to run against a dim president.
85 people like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 2/18/2024 11:28:36 AM (No. 1660348)
At least until you don’t toe the Communist Line, then we will take your business via the courts.
80 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: Skinnydip 2/18/2024 11:29:11 AM (No. 1660349)
Exactly OP. Trump, and only Trump, will be prosecuted and fined for damages when there are none. Selective prosecution, anyone? Appreciate your assistance with the appeal, Kathy.
102 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: Highlander 2/18/2024 11:29:27 AM (No. 1660350)
When a Dem tells you “not to worry;” The opposite is the truth.
112 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: planetgeo 2/18/2024 11:33:58 AM (No. 1660352)
Escape from New York...while you still can.
91 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: davew 2/18/2024 11:59:32 AM (No. 1660366)
Trump should only pay his NY property taxes based on the court's appraisal which supersedes any state assessor's. Any business in NY should use Trump's value reassessment to adjust their property values for tax purposes accordingly. It is inconceivable that Trump could be convicted of fraud when the banks and insurance companies never lost a dime. Even if Trump had defaulted on a loan and the bank tried to recover its loss through a fire sale, Trump could not be charged with fraud because it was the bank's fiduciary responsibility to the shareholders to perform due diligence on the loan before making it. The corrupt judge and everybody who does real estate deals anywhere in the world knows this. Calling it a sham is too charitable.
98 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: VietVet68 2/18/2024 12:01:42 PM (No. 1660372)
Translation for the NY City business community: Nothing to see here we were only after Trump. This is how the commies operate, make an example of somebody to keep the others in line. I'm waiting for business to start an exodus from NY City the will complete the transition to "Detroit - East".
76 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: billa57 2/18/2024 12:02:25 PM (No. 1660373)
Yeah! You can trust us! NOT!!!!!!
44 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 2/18/2024 12:04:48 PM (No. 1660379)
Nothing to worry about....unless we decide that you aren't doing what we TELL YOU TO DO! and quickly enough. Seig, Hiel!
58 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: Starboard_side 2/18/2024 12:11:44 PM (No. 1660389)
So, she is indicating this was a single isolated, targeted prosecution, huh? You mean everyone else is above the law?
62 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: chance_232 2/18/2024 12:14:34 PM (No. 1660393)
Oh……. You should worry. NYC is about to start experiencing consumer products shortages and right of center business owners will be pulling up stakes. That $350 million plus windfall is going to cost NY billions in lost tax revenue and productivity.
67 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: Bur Oak 2/18/2024 12:19:10 PM (No. 1660399)
The country gets the message. "If you follow the Deep State, Big Government agenda you will not be attacked but you will be rewarded."
40 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: Mofongo 2/18/2024 12:20:48 PM (No. 1660401)
I for one am done with New York and I live ten minutes from the border. I will avoid it at all costs. This was not a rogue decision by one lunatic. It was planned and crafted with the support of the majority of residents. They can celebrate this Pyrrhic victory in their people’s republic, but not with me.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 2/18/2024 12:25:48 PM (No. 1660406)
Sure - - sure - - hey - - we're not gonna come after you - - no - - no way - - we're just after that guy - - and oh - - maybe that guy - - and that other one - - but not you - - we're never gonna come after you - - trust me - - not you.
48 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: danoso 2/18/2024 12:26:01 PM (No. 1660407)
You’ve set a precedent that you will attempt to destroy and business or person within NY based on nothing but politics. I’d say anyone right of center has a great deal to fear. Good luck with the truckers, by the way. You deserve it.
63 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: daisey 2/18/2024 12:46:13 PM (No. 1660426)
Can’t stomach even looking at this woman. Pay no attention to what she says. She’s as big a liar as Biden. And just as nasty. And New Yorkers, she doesn’t give a rats rest end about you. If she did, NYC would be in the shape it’s in. And as for deporting the illegals who attacked the police officers, never going to happen. She probably helped arrange their getaway from New York. She’s all mouth and no action.
40 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 2/18/2024 12:46:45 PM (No. 1660428)
This statement alone should send NY businesses into a panic. Maybe that is the idea. NY and Hochul are anti-business.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: hershey 2/18/2024 1:55:57 PM (No. 1660476)
Need to buy some shares in a moving company...I'm certain their business will boom with people and businesses leaving Nooo Yaaawk....
28 people like this.

Reply 19 - Posted by: Northcross 2/18/2024 2:04:53 PM (No. 1660479)
Her statement screams that this was a one time politically motivated sham event. Of course no other business will be subject to the same scrutiny, that is, unless they have the wrong political views.
34 people like this.

Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone 2/18/2024 2:27:22 PM (No. 1660486)
Obviously she means businesses have nothing to worry about when it comes to leftist and socialist Democrat “law fair” persecutions as long as those businesses contribute to and support the leftist and socialist Democrats and their far left political agenda.
25 people like this.

Reply 21 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 2/18/2024 3:20:53 PM (No. 1660505)
Wait until the big donors sit down with her. Hochul is so compromised with her husband’s dealings, she’ll do whatever they tell her, especially the real estate guys.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: coyote 2/18/2024 3:42:02 PM (No. 1660514)
If there is nothing to worry about, why is she making a public announcement? No purchases from NY State.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: danu 2/18/2024 4:55:05 PM (No. 1660558)
i'm with no. 6 on this. and may i remind my fellow ldots: as head of the lewdacrisia james gang, manhattan fats/boss tweed here is allegedly worth $13-15Million-personally- for her 'quality' work a NY public servant? will she nick 10% of trump's money off the top? hey noo yawk smell the biggest fraud since de mayor blaze-eo----yr gettin hosed....again
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Reply 24 - Posted by: anniebc 2/18/2024 5:33:01 PM (No. 1660579)
Better check with those truckers! Ya'll's governor can't be trusted.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: MissMann 2/18/2024 7:17:51 PM (No. 1660618)
Won't be going there anytime soon. I can see shows in London and art all over the world. Much more safely, too.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: NeonVortex 2/18/2024 7:26:32 PM (No. 1660625)
So he's been singled out for a non-crime. Thanks for telling us.
25 people like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: paral04 2/18/2024 9:31:36 PM (No. 1660690)
It's not only businesses that have something to fear. It is the whole Juris Prudence system in hell hole.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Strike3 2/18/2024 10:05:25 PM (No. 1660706)
Then what prompted her to say that? New York leadership is in a panic because nobody thought this farce through when they were praising Engoron the Garden Gnome.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: PChristopher 2/18/2024 11:48:01 PM (No. 1660745)
Don't believe her, and don't think for one minute that they won't do it to you on their ongoing march to communism.
19 people like this.

Reply 30 - Posted by: smokincol 2/19/2024 1:47:46 AM (No. 1660774)
what Hochul meant to say was: ("‘Nothing to worry about’"), we'll get to you later because time is on our side, not yours
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Reply 31 - Posted by: JimBob 2/19/2024 3:09:32 AM (No. 1660780)
OK Noo Yawkers.... Don't worry....Don't leave....Don't prepare....Don't do anything UNTIL we prosecutes you 'out of the blue'...Stay where you are.... Fish in a barrel....Easy pickings, in-state non-leftists. As for me, I'm safely 1100 miles away in Red State Flyover Country!
15 people like this.

Reply 32 - Posted by: mifla 2/19/2024 6:03:21 AM (No. 1660825)
Boycott any and all things NY.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: 5 handicap 2/19/2024 6:07:12 AM (No. 1660826)
Is there nothing that Pig won't lie about?
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Reply 34 - Posted by: MickTurn 2/19/2024 9:22:19 AM (No. 1660945)
Yea, You're safe as long as you pay ME the Protection fees. It's NOT a Bribe. Joey Briben has a lock on all the BRIBES!
11 people like this.

Reply 35 - Posted by: Zigrid 2/19/2024 11:11:46 AM (No. 1661063)
To late darling...the business men are already making plans to fly away....the rats have bit off more than they can chew....never mess with the profit column of any company...she really thinks smart business men will believe her....which proves how lame a governor she really is....
8 people like this.

Reply 36 - Posted by: NotaBene 2/19/2024 12:22:46 PM (No. 1661128)
Godspeed truckers. There is no justice for US in this Nation.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Chicagoan 2/19/2024 2:41:10 PM (No. 1661198)
#6, I agree. Pay only what the dim judge said the property was worth. File for a refund of property taxes going back as far as you can. See how soon Hochul changes her tune.
3 people like this.

Reply 38 - Posted by: Strike3 2/19/2024 4:16:40 PM (No. 1661238)
This one stupid statement will get this sham charge thrown out and Engoron off the bench. New York is about to get slammed and not by a snowstorm.
5 people like this.

Reply 39 - Posted by: Speedypetey 2/19/2024 5:35:30 PM (No. 1661284)
$1 trillion in assets and 156 financial companies have left New York in the last few years. Hochul knows that the constant exposing of corruption is accelerating the exodus of wealth and TAXES.
2 people like this.

Reply 40 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 2/19/2024 9:05:03 PM (No. 1661364)
Hochul is a clueless twit ideologue.
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