US Presidential Elections

The former president said Trump, who wants to set a small bond or no bond when he appeals

In a filing on Monday, New York Attorney General Letitia James said

Trump's request should be rejected because he cannot be trusted

Trump said he contacted about 30 surety companies through 4 different brokers to reach his estimate

Trump did not say where he got the figure, but surety companies may require far more collateral than the judgment to secure it

Trump said bail companies typically require collateral of about 120% of the judgment amount

The former president also said surety companies charged bond premiums of about 2% per year two years ago, Trump's lawyers said