Mary Trump and Patricia Arquette lead delighted reaction as lawsuit against Trump family announced
Mary Trump and actress Patricia Arquette led the jubilant reaction of Twitter users after news broke of a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Leticia James against former President Donald Trump, his three children and others.
“Today, I filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump for engaging in years of financial fraud to enrich himself, his family and the Trump Organization. There are no two sets of laws for the people of this country: former presidents must be held to the same standards as everyday Americans,” Ms. James said. tweeted on Wednesday.
“With the help of Donald Jr., Eric, Ivanka and other defendants, Trump has variously illegally inflated his net worth by billions to obtain and satisfy loans, receive insurance benefits, and pay lower taxes. In short, he has lied to obtain massive financial benefits for himself. ,” he added.
Mr Trump’s niece Mary Trump simply wrote: “Okay then.“
“Melania Divorce Countdown Begins,” Ms Arquette TweetAdding a gif of Europe music The final countdown Since 1986.
Mrs. James left Tweet Its investigation found that Trump, his family and the Trump Organization used fraudulent and misleading asset valuations more than 200 times over 10 years in its annual financial statements. These statements were then used to obtain millions of dollars in loans and insurance coverage”.
MSNBC host Alex Wagner wrote: “Trump Mar a Lago is worth $739 million – the original price is closer to $75 million. He bought his Jupiter golf course for $5 million – the next year he valued it at $62 million. A 1,100% markup. Just”
“‘Deutsche Bank is cooperating with this office’ what Tish James said this morning has to be one of the more frightening things for Trump,” author Joshua Benton Tweet
“The more I read about the NY AG’s civil fraud case against Trump, the more I wonder how Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg could possibly dismiss the felony fraud charges against him,” said lawyer Tristan Snell. wrote. “When he made his fifth pledge last month before the NY AG, Trump could effectively sacrifice his entire real estate empire to keep himself out of jail.”
“Regardless of the outcome of the James case, the day a prosecutor announced at a press conference that Trump’s claims are not worth what he has spent decades trying to avoid,” Maggie Haberman The New York Times said.
Clinton’s Secretary of Labor Robert Rich Tweet: “More than 200 cases of alleged fraud? over an unrelated investigation into violations of the Espionage Act. Over an unrelated investigation into a coup attempt… ‘No one is above the law’ is only true if we do it. Judge Trump.”
“While Tish may be on the verge of wiping out all of James Trump’s real estate assets….remember, Fred Trump doesn’t want black families in his buildings,” MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle has been added In reference to the former president’s father and his New York real estate business.
“Reminder – In 2015, Donald Trump promised to bring his business acumen and success to the White House and the excellence he brought to the American people in his real estate empire. He told us it was worth much more than the experience of the government,” Ms Ruehl tweeted.
“The juxtaposition of two events in NYC today — Biden’s speech at the United Nations and the NY AG’s fraud case against Trump — underscores the simplest contrast: a decent man who believes in the American test has replaced an unscrupulous conman, who doesn’t, as US president,” journalist John Harwood said. wrote.