Saturday, June 22, 2024

Trump Sues New York Attorney General

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has sued Attorney General to halt or, at least, impede her investigation into his alleged business practices.

The legal counterattack came after James' office subpoenaed Trump for his testimony. The investigation centers on whether the  manipulated the values of its real estate holdings.

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Trump's attorneys filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. They claim that James “is guided solely by political animus and a desire to harass, intimidate and retaliate against a private citizen who she views as a political opponent.”

As CNBC reports:

The attorney general's investigation is mirrored by a criminal probe being conducted by the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.

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