Donald Trump on Thursday advised New York Legal professional Common Letitia James how one can do her job after she sued the ex-president and his three eldest youngsters for allegedly wrongly valuing belongings to cheat lenders and tax officers. James referred to as the scope of fraud “astounding.” (Watch beneath.)
The previous president, in pleasant territory with Sean Hannity on Fox News for half two of an interview, made a wild segue from claiming he intimidated the Taliban to attacking James. He mentioned crime in New York has been “the worst we’ve ever had.” (NYPD stats present homicides are down 13% from the earlier yr, whereas rapes, robberies and assaults are up.)
“Letitia James, she ought to deal with homicide and crime in New York, the place they stroll into shops with axes and so they begin swinging the axes at folks,” Trump mentioned, maybe referring to a person who destroyed furniture at a Manhattan McDonald’s final week with a hatchet.
“That’s the place she must be centered, not on how a lot is Mar-a-Lago value,” he continued.
James’ pursuit of Trump’s alleged scamming seems to fall squarely inside her jurisdiction.
“The Legal professional Common’s Workplace is charged with the statutory and customary regulation powers to guard shoppers and traders, charitable donors, the general public well being and surroundings, civil rights, and the rights of wage-earners and companies throughout the State,” the AG’s website says.