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The Donald in court again in battle to build Jones Beach facility

Donald Trump was in court again Monday in his ongoing battle with the state to build a ritzy catering hall and restaurant at Jones Beach.

Oral arguments by Trump’s attorney and state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s office were presented in state appellate court in Brooklyn on a lower court ruling that said Trump did not need an extra permit to build a basement in a coastal flood zone. The state is seeking to overturn that ruling.

Trump appeared at the half-hour proceeding but did not comment, said his attorney, Steven Schlesinger.

Schlesinger said he expects a decision on the appeal by the end of June, before the court goes into summer recess.

The attorney general's office did not return phone calls seeking comment.

Handout rendering of a new, scaled back plan for Donald Trump's catering hall and night club at Jones Beach

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