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.— NY AG James (@NewYorkStateAG) August 24, 2020
For months, the Trump Organization has failed to fully comply with our subpoenas in this investigation.
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
BREAKING: The NY attorney general asked a judge to order Eric Trump to provide testimony under oath and the Trump Organization to hand over documents about 4 Trump properties it is investigating.https://t.co/ReoLFTYYFp— Cliff Levy (@cliffordlevy) August 24, 2020
By @dannyhakim @WRashbaum
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:— Adam Klasfeld (@KlasfeldReports) August 24, 2020
The People of the State of New York, by @NewYorkStateAG v. The Trump Organization, Inc. et al
The AG's petition does not appear to be currently available. @CourthouseNews pic.twitter.com/nCdhHOqSQh
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.