Trump Posts Text of 8th Amendment After Levin Notes Constitutional Challenge to Excessive Fines

Trump posted the entire text of the 8th amendment on Truth Social, following the comments of constitutional experts like Mark Levin, commenting on the $370 million fine imposed by a judge in New York. The fine is unprecedented and punishes Trump for a fraud conviction in which no one was actually defrauded. The text of the 8th Amendment states: "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."

The opinion of the former president's supporters is that the ruling against Trump is a blatant abuse of power. Trump has also said that the ruling is "a continuation of the greatest political Witch Hunt in American history."

Former President Donald Trump posted the text of the 8th Amendment on TruthSocial.com, following the remarks of Constitutional scholar Mark Levin on the $370 million fine imposed by a New York judge. The fine is unprecedented and punishes Trump for a fraud conviction in which no one was actually defrauded.

In response, Trump posted the text of the 8th Amendment on Truth Social, stating "excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted." Constitutional experts and supporters of the former president argue that the ruling is a blatant abuse of power. Trump also stated that this ruling is "a continuation of the greatest political witch hunt in American history."

This ruling and the subsequent response from Trump highlight the ongoing political divisions and controversies in the United States.

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