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The splashy lawsuit filed Wednesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James against former President Donald Trump and his children is not just frivolous, it is politically punitive and grossly unethical.
What the case lacks in merit it tries to compensate with sheer volume. But the 220-page civil complaint is, from beginning to end, not worth the ink and paper on which it is printed. Naturally, that did not stop two inveterate Trump-haters from prophesizing the demise of the former president.
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman called it a “sweeping condemnation” and predicted it is “going to sting” more than any other Trump investigations.
Not to be outdone, CNN host John King accepted without question James’ accusations by declaring that “the Trump Organization is a sham built on lies.”
Yet, neither journalist is a lawyer. They are incompetent to assess whether the lawsuit is sturdy as steel or weak as a dry sandcastle. It is the latter.
The attorney general alleges that Trump committed fraud by inflating or overstating the value of his real estate holdings, businesses, and personal assets