Daily Beast: Just as the Republican National Convention was set to begin on Monday, court filings in New York showed state Attorney General Letitia James had filed a new lawsuit against the Trump Organization, Reuters reported.
I took action to force the Trump Organization, and specifically EVP Eric Trump, to comply with my office’s ongoing investigation into its financial dealings.
For months, the Trump Organization has failed to fully comply with our subpoenas in this investigation.
— NY AG James (@NewYorkStateAG) August 24, 2020
Breaking: A letter filed with the court indicates that Eric Trump, one of the President's sons, is among the defendants in suit filed by NY Attorney General against Trump Organization pic.twitter.com/b5UXsnidTu
— Reuters Legal (@ReutersLegal) August 24, 2020
Eric Trump attacks Hunter Biden but he and the Trump Organization are being investigated for fraud by multiple agencies. 🙄
— Jules Morgan (@glamelegance) August 24, 2020
The details of the case https://twitter.com/Fahrenthold/status/1297951686909100037?s=20e suit were not immediately available, but court papers showed the president’s son Eric Trump among the defendants in a case centering on the business President Donald Trump used as a platform to launch his presidential candidacy in 2015.
BREAKING: NY Attorney General reveals long-running investigation into financial practices of @realdonaldtrump's company — asking if Trump Org. inflated assets to fool lenders and avoid taxes.https://t.co/ZZ5CtiboDV
— David Fahrenthold (@Fahrenthold) August 24, 2020
The broadside came just weeks after AG James launched a massive legal assault on the National Rifle Association, suing to dissolve it for alleged fraud and abuse of its nonprofit status in service of cushy perks for top executives.
🚨This docket just opened in New York County Supreme Court:
The People of the State of New York, by @NewYorkStateAG v. The Trump Organization, Inc. et al
— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) August 24, 2020
In 2016, the NRA spent more than it ever had before in its efforts on behalf of Trump’s successful run at the White House.