Mr. Trump’s lawyer in the case, Christopher M. Kise, called the ruling “outrageous” and said the decision would be appealed. When cornered, Mr. Trump has traditionally sought to bluster his way out of trouble, falling back on exaggerations or outright lies to escape. Mr. Trump is being constrained by the very system he often uses to try to stymie opposition: the courts. “My net worth fluctuates, and it goes up and down with the markets and with attitudes and with feelings, even my own feelings, but I try,” Mr. Trump said. The post Ruling Against Trump Cuts to the Heart of His Identity appeared first on New York Times.