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7. Bullshit
Sun Jul 30, 2023, 11:48 AM
Jul 2023

Ignoring all the other felony convictions of members of Trump Org or Campaign ...

Letitia James, AG of NY, began her investigation of Trump in 2018.

Feb 2018 Federal court approves $25 million Trump University settlement

A federal court approved a $25 million settlement with students who said they were duped by Donald Trump and his now-defunct Trump University.

August 2018, Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to a variety of crimes - many linked to Trump hush money payments.

In 2018 Trump organization is also under investigation that results in convictions for 17 felonies including tax fraud in Dec 2022 and a $1.6 mil fine.

Cyrus Vance, the Manhattan District Attorney at the time, issues a subpoena to the Trump Organization - Trump's family real estate company - for records of hush money payments.

In Nov 2019, EJ Carroll sued Trump for defamation. A second suit resulted in an award of damages in 2023 for $5 mil for in part, Trump raping/sexually abusing EJ Carroll.

In Nov-Dec 2019, Trump Charity Foundation is shut down, Trump ordered to pay $2 million to charities.

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has been investigating since early 2021 whether Trump and his allies broke any laws as they tried to overturn his narrow election loss in Georgia to Democrat Joe Biden.

As of Jan 6, 2021, Trump lost 61 of 62 election lawsuits
Trump won a trivial case that affected a few votes in PA on showing ID more than 3 days after the election.

The investigation into what occurred in the Capitol Jan 6th, 2021 began that day. I don't think I need to provide a link for that. More than 1,000 have been charged with more than half convicted (some with sedition) so far with many cases still outstanding.

June 2021: Court Suspends Trump lawyer Giuliani’s Law License, Citing Trump Election Lies

On or about May 6, 2021: Realizing that some documents from Trump’s presidency may be missing, the National Archives asks that he turn over any presidential records he may have kept upon leaving the White House. The agency makes subsequent, repeated demands.

and that led to the 40 or so indictments of Trump this year.

August 2022, Trump CFO, Allen Weisselberg pleads guilty to 15 tax and fraud crimes from an investigation started in 2018

Sept 2022 New York AG Letitia James files $250M lawsuit against Trump for defrauding lenders, others

Nearly five years after the above started or transpired:
Nov 15, 2022 Trump announces he's running for President in 2024

Clearly, all these DoJ people were clairvoyant
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