New York AG Launches New Probe Of Trump Projects Due To Cohen Testimony

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 28: Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, arrives for a closed hearing before the House Intelligence Committee at the U.S. Capitol February 28, 2019 in Washing... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 28: Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, arrives for a closed hearing before the House Intelligence Committee at the U.S. Capitol February 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. Cohen testified against U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday before the House Oversight Committee. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 12, 2019 8:12 a.m.
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New York Attorney General Letitia James issued subpoenas to Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank Monday, related to four failed Trump Organization projects, a move prompted by Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony that President Donald Trump lied on his financial statements.

According to a Monday New York Times report, the inquiry is civil and not criminal in nature, though the scope is still unknown.

The subpoenas reportedly seek information about the financing of the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., the Trump National Doral in Florida and the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago.

Per the Times, James is also unearthing documents pertaining to Trump’s failed bid to buy the Buffalo Bills in 2014.

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