The trial – and the series of criminal, civil and congressional investigative cases Trump is facing – will likely complicate the former president’s candidacy for a second term, which he announced last week.
In an unprecedented move, Democrats are trying to block Trump’s path to re-election through lawsuits and investigations.
The date that Trump’s lawyers will likely try to step back will be closer to the start of the first season for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
In September, New York attorney general, Democrat Letitia James sued Trump, Donald Trump Jr, Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump and the Trump Organization for allegedly “lying” to tax collectors for years. taxes, to lenders and insurers.
According to James, Trump and his sons made false statements about Trump’s net worth and false asset valuations “to get and satisfy loans, get insurance benefits and pay less taxes.”
The Democratic prosecutor has demanded that Trump pay a fine of at least $250 million – an amount he says he earned from alleged “fraud” and banning his family from running business in the state.
The Democratic prosecutor’s office does not have the authority to file a criminal complaint in the case.
Trump, 76, says the case is politically motivated. You tried repeatedly to get him fired.
Former Republican president endured on Tuesday another legal blow When the Supreme Court cleared the way for Trump’s tax returns to be turned over to a Democratic-majority House committee.
Trump, who announced last week that he will run for the White House again in 2024.
The Supreme Court ruled that the statements should be transferred to the House Roads and Means Committee.
This committee has requested tax returns from Trump and his related business entities for the period from 2015 to 2020.
The fact that you have given the statements to the committee does not necessarily mean that you will make them public.
The move comes with only a few weeks of legislature in the current Congress, and Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives in January after winning a slim majority in the November 8 election.
Although the court was completely overhauled by Trump, his judges never ruled in his favor, allowing the transfer of tax records and business documents to the Manhattan district attorney’s office in 2020.
Manhattan prosecutors accused the Trump Organization of concealing the compensation it paid to top executives between 2005 and 2021.
Also, Trump is under legal scrutiny by his supporters for the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021, which Democrats accuse him of.
Meanwhile, in an investigation into government documents that President Joe Biden’s administration claims Trump took home and that led to the FBI’s raid on the former president’s residence, Trump appeared in a Florida federal court on Tuesday to provide you with the original version of the FBI’s affidavit. asked him to give He confirmed the search warrant he issued at your residence in Mar-a-Lago.
“The plaintiff must be provided with a corrected copy of the search warrant statement so that these matters can be determined by the Court,” the petition filed in Florida’s Southern District court on Tuesday.
Arguments put forward by Trump’s lawyers include reviewing the “raw” statement to check whether the procedure violates the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
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