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Donald Trump's lawyer clashed in court with the judge overseeing the $250 million fraud case in New York, as he threated to seek a mistrial because of claims of bias against the former president.
But he succeeded only in making the courtroom laugh.
He referred to a media report saying the court clerk had been accused of engaging in 'partisan political activity.'
'We all need to take this very seriously, because the entire world is watching,' he said.
Judge Arthur Engoron gave him short shrift.
Donald Trump's lawyer Christopher Kise said Friday: 'I think the defense will have to give serious consideration to seeking a mistrial'
Former President Donald Trump's son and co-defendant Eric Trump, second from left, and lawyers, from left, Alina Habba, Clifford Robert and Christopher Kise attend the Trump Organization's civil fraud trial
'It's not information, it's an allegation,' he said first. 'I don't know what you are talking about, and I will respond later.'
A prosecutor demanded to know more about the media report.
'I'm not the internet person. I want to say it is on Breitbart maybe. It's on a news outlet,' Kise responded.
His reference to a hard-right website,