Former US President Donald Trump is watching at a press conference announcing a class action against a major high-tech company at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster on July 7, 2021 in Bedminster, NJ.
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Friday judge dismissed federal proceedings by former president Donald Trump It sought to ban a civil investigation of his business by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
The decision by Judge Brenda Sannes of the US District Court came the day after it was endorsed by the State Court of Appeals in New York. Subpoena issued by James He persuaded Trump and his two adult children to appear for cross-examination under an oath as part of her investigation.
In a Twitter post on Friday, James called the latest ruling in her favor a “big win.”
“The fierce proceedings do not prevent us from completing a legal and legitimate proceeding,” James tweeted.
Trump and his company, The Trump Organization, sued James in a federal court in northern New York in December.
The proceedings alleged that the Attorney General infringed their rights in an investigation of allegations that they illegally manipulated the stated valuations of various real estate assets for financial gain.
Trump and his company retaliate against Trump in her investigation when James ran for public office and after her election she was launched “maliciously and without legally sufficient grounds.” When he showed that he was doing, he insisted on James’s “derogatory” comment about him.
Sannes dismissed these allegations in a Friday 43-page judgment, stating that “plaintiffs have not proved that defendants have begun harassment in New York.”
Sannes said James said her investigation had begun as a result of former Trump private lawyer Michael Cohen’s testimony in Congress in 2019.
“Mr. Cohen testified that Trump’s financial statements from 2011 to 2013 have inflated and contracted the value of his assets in various ways to suit his interests,” Sunnes wrote.
The judge was also Younger v in a 1971 decision. “Federal courts should generally refrain from participating in or interfering with ongoing state proceedings,” he said, under federal case law embodied in a case known as Harris.
Mr. Sannes said Mr. Trump did not provide the facts that justified the exception to the case law applied in the proceedings.
“Plaintiffs may have filed a claim and demanded relief in a federal proceeding,” Sannes wrote in a state court in Manhattan.
Already a party I have been proceeding with many issues Related to James’ investigation in the Supreme Court of Manhattan.
In a prepared statement, James said, “What the court says is that Donald J. Trump’s unfounded legal challenge cannot stop our legitimate investigation into the financial transactions between him and the Trump organization. I also revealed the degree. “
“No one in this country can choose how the law applies to them, and Donald Trump is no exception. As I’ve always said, this investigation will continue. “Masu,” said James.
“There is no doubt that we will appeal to this decision,” Trump’s lawyer, Alina Haba, said in an email statement.
“If the investigation of Mr. James’s malicious acts and harassment does not meet the malicious exception to the principle of young abstention, I can’t imagine such a scenario,” Haba said in a case law-related Sannes decision. I wrote by referring to the elements of. Young vs Harris.