Trump University Trial Delay Sought to Avoid Pre-Election ‘Zoo’

Lawyers for Trump University and for the students who claim Donald Trump’s defunct namesake school was a fraud both asked a judge not to send the case to trial before the presidential election.

Attorneys for both sides told a San Diego federal judge Friday that a trial planned for August probably would need to be postponed until after the November election.

“This is a high-profile case,” said Trump lawyer Daniel Petrocelli. “This will be a zoo if it goes to trial. I’m going to have a lot more to say if Mr. Trump is the nominee of his party.”

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