Ex-US President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and his family company are sued for what New York state's attorney general calls a decade of fraudulent real estate misstatements to secure favorable loans and tax benefits.
A New York judge found former President Donald Trump in contempt of court and set in motion $10,000 daily fines for failing to adequately respond to a subpoena as part of a probe into his business dealings.
Court directs ex-president Donald Trump and his children Ivanka and Donald Jr to testify over "copious evidence of possible financial fraud" allegations.
The charges would be the first to emerge from an ongoing investigation into former US president Donald Trump’s real estate empire. The Trump Organization says the charges are about politics and not about justice.
The probe was opened in 2019 after the US president's former lawyer Michael Cohen, who has since been jailed, testified to Congress that Trump had inflated or under-reported the values of certain properties to secure loans or reduce his taxes.
From accusations of the march being dominated by white women to snubbing Black Lives Matter, the event was marred by several controversies, affecting the turnout.
Cohen says the Trump Organization stopped paying him last year after it became clear he would cooperate with various investigations into his work.
"We are going to initiate investigations into abuses of power, into corruption and into obstruction of justice," the chairman of the House committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. said. "We will do everything we can to get that evidence."
Winning control of the House in November allows Democrats to open an investigative assault on the White House in the same way that - contrary to Trump's claim - Republicans laid siege to former president Barack Obama.
A controversial foundation, which was set up by the US President Donald Trump, has agreed to dissolve under the court supervision for misusing its resources.
US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, who has been cooperating with US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Russia and Trump's 2016 election campaign, pleaded guilty to the charges in August.
Thousands of pages of emails, text messages, congressional testimony and other documents released by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley provide fresh evidence of pre-election co-ordination between Trump and Russia.
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