Manhattan appellate division justices grilled lawyers for President Donald Trump and an ex-contestant on “The Apprentice” reality TV show over the implications of extending New York state courts’ reach to the occupant of the Oval Office.

Members of the panel at oral argument questioned the breadth of a state court’s authority if it did have jurisdiction over a sitting president, going so far as to consider if it could hold the president in contempt.

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