Civil & Criminal Legal Issues Trump Could Face

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Description from Youtube; Tax evasion, defamation, and misuse of funds — here’s a rundown of the legal trouble Trump could find himself in once he leaves office.

 

Trump-signed checks revealed by Michael Cohen for hush money are sparking new questions and possible lines of investigation as House Oversight Chair Rep. Cummings seeks testimony from two more Trump attorneys about Cohen payments. Attorney William Wachtel tells Ari Melber, “tax cases are simple” and payments to Michael Cohen “required the filing of a 1099” and demonstrates how failing to file, filing a false return or using the payment to reduce “the taxable income to Donald Trump” and evade taxes are all chargeable crimes.

 

Trump HIRES Criminal Defense Attorney

 

Desperate Trump Tries Again To Block Congress From Getting His Financial Records

Trump is still desperate to prevent Congress from getting their hands on his financial documents, including his tax returns, and he has sent his lawyers to do everything in their power to stop this from happening. The latest effort involves his lawyers arguing in New York that they cannot give his records to Congress (pursuant to a new New York law) because that law only applies to the CURRENT President, and Trump is not the President anymore. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses the ridiculous efforts being put forth by Trump.

 

Laughing at Trump!

 

The legal pressure on Trump is escalating as two Capitol Hill police officers are now suing the former president, alleging he incited the January 6 insurrection. This is the third civil lawsuit of its kind. Meanwhile in New York, the D.A. has subpoenaed the Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg’s personal bank records. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber explains the latest updates in the cases, plus reports on the new defamation suit against the former president and a court’s decision to void the Trump campaign’s NDAs.

 

Citizen Trump’s legal troubles are heating up in Georgia. The Daily Beast reports that two grand juries have been impaneled in the probe. Meanwhile, Dominion Voting now says it has not ruled out a lawsuit against the former president himself. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber is joined by MSNBC’s Neal Katyal to discuss the updates, Katyal asserting, “Trump is the only president to have more open grand juries than election wins.”

 

Trump facing legal problems post-impeachment acquittal

 

Evidence Piles Up Against Trump As Grand Jury Takes Over

 

Trump election fraud investigation heads to grand jury in Georgia

A criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election results in Georgia is set to intensify this week, as a grand jury convenes, offering the local district attorney her first shot at seeking subpoenas for records and interviews.

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis made her investigative intentions clear with a round of letters to Georgia state officials in February, asking them to preserve documents relevant to election interference as she investigated potential state crimes including the solicitation of election fraud, conspiracy, and racketeering.

According to the letters, none of the Georgia officials are targets of the investigation.

 

New York prosecutors are investigating financial dealings around some of Donald Trump’s Manhattan properties, according to new reporting.

 

Georgia Opens CRIMINAL Investigation Into Trump

 

Former federal prosecutor Paul Butler joins Mehdi Hasan to discuss how the new lawsuit from the NAACP and Rep. Bennie Thompson may serve to hold Capitol insurrection players accountable by threatening their financial security.

 

Feds Closing In On Citizen Trump? Top Racketeering Attorney Tapped For Election Probe

 

Trump Lawyer Suggests Arresting Trump Instead Of Impeachment

 

Trump Facing $12 Million Fine After Judge Says His Hotel Broke The Law

A judge has ruled that Donald Trump’s hotel in Chicago has been breaking the law for the past 3 years by not renewing an environmental dumping permit. Because of this, the company could now face as much as $12 million in fines. Farron Cousins explains why this story, and the company’s actions, are indicative of the behavior for the Trump Organization.

 

NY State AG James & DA Vance Moving Toward Possible Trump Charges. But US AG Must Tackle Fed Charges

 

All Of Trump’s Criminal Immunity Expires In About 60 Days

Former U.S. acting solicitor general Neal Katyal explains the charges President Trump might face after he leaves office and the reason why his current legal efforts are incriminating him even more. Aired on 11/20/2020.

 

An ex-Watergate prosecutor told CNN he thinks President Donald Trump could go to prison for tax evasion based on an explosive New York Times report about Trump’s taxes.

 

Michael Cohen: N.Y. prosecutors will be the “first on line” to bring “trump and family to justice”

 

Trump May Face Criminal Probe In Georgia

The state of Georgia has launched an inquiry into Donald Trump’s phone call with state officials where he asked them to go out and “find” the votes for him. If the inquiry provides any evidence, they will likely end up launching a criminal probe into the matter.

 

 

NYT Claims President Trump Family Used Tax Schemes To Avoid Paying Millions

Stephanie Ruhle breaks down the incredible report by the New York Times that details how the Trump family used various tax schemes to avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars. Plus, how President Trump’s father funneled hundreds of millions to Donald in order to save his failing business.

 

Legal pressure on Trump increases with judge’s order in fraud inquiry

A New York judge Friday increased pressure on former President Donald Trump’s family business and several associates, ordering them to give state investigators documents in a civil inquiry into whether the company misstated assets to get bank loans and tax benefits. It was the second blow that the judge, Arthur F.

 

(Graphic from Rachel Maddow Show)

 

(Graphic from Rachel Maddow Show)

 

Title from Youtube: “Michael Cohen Documents Raise Questions About Donald Trump Financial Fraud”

Description from Youtube: “Rachel Maddow looks at an example from the Donald Trump financial documents submitted by Michael Cohen as part of his House Oversight Committee testimony, in which Trump appears to adjust the valuation of a piece of real estate to change how he would look to a bank, which would be a crime if that’s the case”.

 

VIDEO TITLE: ‘Outright Fraud:’ Bombshell NYT Investigation Obliterates Trump’s Self-Made Myth

Video Description from Youtube: NYT’s David Barstow, Daily Beast’s Sam Stein, former DOJ spokesman Matt Miller, NBC’s Heidi Przybyla, WaPo’s Ashley Parker and Jennifer Rubin on the in-depth investigation detailing the alleged Trump family tax schemes.

 

Washington Post Article Claims Trump Reportedly Inflated His Net Worth To Borrow More Money

 

VIDEO TITLE: Tell-All Book Renews Attention On Trump Sister’s Ethics Inquiry

Video Description from Youtube: “Rachel Maddow shares a passage from Mary Trump’s new book, “Too Much and Never Enough,” and reminds viewers of the under-the-radar Trump scandal of his older sister having to give up her lifetime seat on the federal bench in order to avoid a judicial ethics inquiry into a massive multi-million dollar, alleged tax fraud scheme”.

 

Steve Bannon is just the latest domino to fall in Trump’s criminal enterprise. And he won’t be the last.

 

 

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