Trump asks for delay in Trump University trial
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Lawyers for President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAverage tax refunds down double-digits, IRS data shows White House warns Maduro as Venezuela orders partial closure of border with Colombia Trump administration directs 1,000 more troops to Mexican border MORE are asking for a delay in the Trump University trial until after his inauguration, according to multiple reports.


In a motion filed in federal court in San Diego Saturday night, Attorney Daniel Petrocelli said the postponement would give Trump time to focus on his White House transition, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

The newspaper added that Petrocelli asked that Trump be excused from having to testify live or in person. A videotaped deposition would instead be played at trial.

The lawsuit accuses Trump University of scamming students out of up to $35,000 for its courses.

District Judge Gonzalo Curiel has set a trial date for late November.

The judge came under heavy attack by Trump this summer, who accused the judge of bias because of his Mexican heritage.