donald trump New York’s attorney general on Tuesday celebrated an appeals court ruling that the former president had to pay a $110,000 fine for refusing to comply with a subpoena in a corporate and financial fraud investigation, calling it “beyond the law.” No,’ he said. .
In a statement, Letitia James said: donald trump not beyond the law.
“For years he tried to delay and obstruct legitimate investigations into his financial dealings, but today’s decision sends a clear message that abusing the legal system has consequences. We are not bullied or deterred from pursuing justice.”
James, a Democrat, launched an investigation when Trump, a Republican, was president. Trump and his three adult children – Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric – have been exiled.
Footage of President Trump’s deposition released last month showed him adopting the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination. 400 times or more.
september, james announced Her extensive civil lawsuit against four Trumps alleges false allegations to enrich herself and secure loans.
The lawsuit put the former president and his three children new york Suspend the Trump Organization from acquiring commercial real estate or taking loans from state-owned enterprises for five years.
Mr Trump has denied wrongdoing. In November, he countersued, alleging a “ruthless, harmful, public and unapologetic crusade” that would cause “great harm” to his company, brand and reputation.
Trump is currently one of two candidates declared for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. jumped into the race On Tuesday, Trump will be in wide-ranging legal danger.
In New York, where the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer were recently, convicted of tax evasion, prosecutors are also looking into hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels in 2016. New York will also try author E Jean Carroll’s allegations that Trump raped and then defamed her, which Trump denies.
Georgia prosecutor indictment imminent Trump about his attempts to overturn the election results there.
In Washington, D.C., Special Counsel Jack Smith, appointed by U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland, is investigating Trump’s attempt to overthrow the election, including instigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attacks and holding classified information. I’m here.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/feb/14/donald-trump-not-above-law-new-york-attorney-general Donald Trump ‘not above the law,’ says New York Attorney General | Donald Trump