Incoming New York Attorney General Letitia James Pledges to Go After Trump
Incoming New York Attorney General Letitia James is planning to launch a full-on investigation into President Trump’s business dealings.
Letitia James pledges to go after Trump
The outspoken law enforcer suggested that nothing would be off limits when it comes to Trump’s personal and lucrative business. “We will use every area of the law to investigate President Trump and his business transactions and that of his family as well,” she told NBC in an interview.
Her list of targets is extensive: the charitable Trump Foundation, the infamous 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer by members of the Trump campaign, violations of the U.S. Constitution’s emoluments clause, and the President’s real-estate holdings.
New York Attorney Gen.-elect Letitia James says she plans to launch sweeping investigations into President Trump, his family and “anyone” in his circle who may have violated the law. https://t.co/kQVc5GRnqx
— NBC News (@NBCNews) December 12, 2018
This isn’t a serious investigation. It’s a crime sweep in search of an actual crime.
Justice is based on investigating crimes and connecting them to people. Here, we have a liberal, anti-Trump prosecutor misusing her office to investigate people she doesn’t like, in search of a crime. This is not how justice works. https://t.co/aOU06GiEnf
— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) December 12, 2018
Legal walls closing in on Trump
Still, James’s threat should give Trump cause for worry. Just today, President Trump’s former lawyer was sentenced to three years in jail for lying to Congress and tax evasion. (RELATED: Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison.)
Clearly, the liberals in charge of prosecution in our legal system aren’t afraid to lock up former and current associates of the President. In fact, they aren’t even afraid to set them up for make-believe crimes, as is the case with General Michael Flynn, the former National Security Advisor. (RELATED: FBI Pressured Michael Flynn to Not Have Lawyer Present During Interview.)
The point is, Trump can’t sit on his laurels. His former fixer is going to the slammer. His most-trusted general is fighting the legal fight of his life for a crime he didn’t knowingly commit. And the Russia collusion probe led by Robert Mueller appears to finally be heating up. (RELATED: Senate Intel Committee Has Made Criminal Referrals To Mueller, Chairman Reveals.)
And now Trump just got another legal conundrum on his hands.
This article first appeared on The Political Insider.