Paul LePage

Judge who allowed Maryland lawsuit against Trump to proceed is called an 'imbecile' by Maine governor

Judge who allowed Maryland lawsuit against Trump to proceed is called an 'imbecile' by Maine governor

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says a federal judge who allowed a lawsuit Maryland has brought against President Donald Trump to proceed is an “imbecile.”

The Republican governor hurled the insult after learning Judge Peter J. Messitte allowed the lawsuit accusing Trump of receiving unconstitutional gain through the presidency to move forward.

Maryland and the District of Columbia are suing the Republican president. The case was limited to the president's involvement with the Trump International Hotel in Washington.

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