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New York just escalated its legal battle with Trump

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, escalated the state’s legal battle with President Donald Trump and his charity, the Trump Foundation.
Cuomo opened the door to a possible criminal case against the foundation.
Acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed a civil suit against Trump, his three eldest children, and the charity in June.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, escalated the state’s legal battle with President Donald Trump and his charity, the Trump Foundation, opening the door to a potential criminal case against the nonprofit.

“At Gov. Cuomo’s direction, the state stands ready to provide the [New York] Attorney General with the appropriate criminal referral on this matter if and when she asks for it,” Alphonso David, the governor’s counsel, said in a statement Wednesday.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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