Analysis

NY Suit Against Trump May Open Door To Criminal Charges

By Vidya Kauri (June 14, 2018, 8:33 PM EDT) -- The language used in the New York State attorney general's lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of misusing tax-exempt charitable contributions for personal and political gain suggests criminal charges could follow if federal agencies find evidence of wrongdoing.

A civil lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood asserts President Donald Trump, shown in January 2016, was "willful and knowing" in using his private foundation to help his election campaign. (AP) The petition that Attorney General Barbara Underwood launched in the Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday is unusual in the level of documentation, details and evidence it presents to support its allegations...

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