In a letter Tuesday to New York Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engolon, Kevin Wallace, a senior law enforcement attorney in the Attorney General’s Office, said that both Trump parties filed last week’s series of official court filings. repeatedly denied reality and said he had failed to learn from past warnings. By Engoron, on the repeated use of the “frivolous” argument.
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“Briefly reviewing [filings] It reveals that many of the denials are patently false and in fact contradict defendants’ affidavits in other lawsuits,” Wallace wrote.
Attorneys general’s office attorneys pointed to sworn testimony in other recent lawsuits, including depositions from Trump himself in another case, outlining what Trump attorneys alleged in their formal written response to the lawsuit. The letter said Trump’s attorneys had quarreled over the attorney general’s reference to “the structure of the Trump organization,” which the firm said was an inappropriate discussion. .
Trump’s lawyers also denied that Trump was president of the company during any period that included the presidency of the United States, but said Trump’s own testimony in an unrelated civil lawsuit contradicted that. the letter said. The Attorney General’s request also states that Eric Trump, who served as an executive at the company along with his brothers Donald Jr. and Ivanka, purchased the family property, Seven Springs, in Westchester, New York, for $7.50 in 1995. He also mentioned that he denied that through the application form. A million, even though he had previously admitted it.
Engolon scheduled a hearing Wednesday morning to address the Attorney General’s request. A judge recently warned Trump’s side of other uses of fruitless arguments and considered sanctions, but imposed none. [the attorney general’s office] We will ask the court to update the matter,” Wallace’s letter said.
Alina Habba, one of Trump’s attorneys, did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the letter.
Trump’s lawyer was recently sanctioned for another matter. A federal judge in Florida has fined and sanctioned Trump’s legal representatives $1 million for presenting baseless and unsubstantiated allegations in a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton.
After the sanctions, Trump’s lawyers dropped the lawsuits against James in Florida and New York.