'Trump is scared to death': Legal experts weigh in on Trump's big tax loss in federal court
President Donald Trump. (AFP Photo/MANDEL NGAN)

On Monday, a federal district judge in New York ruled that President Donald Trump cannot assert privilege to keep his tax returns secret from the criminal investigation into his finances launched by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. The fight now moves to the Second Circuit, where Trump is appealing the decision.

Legal experts and journalists quickly weighed in on the implications of Trump's loss — and what happens next: