An attorney for former President Donald Trump slammed biased New York Attorney General Letitia James in the civil fraud case and said she needed to drop the lawsuit since “she campaigned” on indicting him.
Alina Habba told “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo that she will be filing for a mistrial, calling out James for “putting her nose into private companies and private individuals’ work” in the effort to get at the former president.
“These accusations that he overvalued assets what kind of third party people did you have or did Donald Trump have in terms of doing their own evaluation because, I mean, when you — go to get deals you have to get auditors to okay the valuations that you put in, right? Did you have auditors to do that?” Bartiromo asked the lawyer, who explained that an accounting firm had put together a compilation.
“They weren’t harmed, they were paid on time, they were paid with interest, they made money. But Letitia James is putting her nose into private companies and private individuals’ work, which is not what is meant to happen and the law that she’s using is a consumer fraud law. So that she can establish some way to have control, to not have a jury to do certain things in this case that are nonsensical and shouldn’t be happening and we have been fighting it all along the way. The problem we have is the judge is the one that’s going make those decisions and he’s proven himself to be quite motivated by the other side,” Habba said.
She further explained how Trump’s adult children have no bearing on the New York case.
“I believe that when they crafted this complaint, they looked at their titles, and they looked at frankly, PR, and if you patch in the kids, it’s more days that Letitia James can go out there and speak, it’s more press for her, and it’s more of an impact,” Habba told the Fox News host.
“Radical left liberals don’t really care about facts, they don’t care about law. They care about making statements and these kids did nothing wrong. They should not be in this case, Ivanka is out of the case. The boys should not be in the case, their testimony was direct, and they want to make it as if there was some sort of corruption and some sort of conspiracy. There was none,” she said.
Habba continued her focus on James.
“But Mrs. James wanted a headline, she campaigned on this, remember, before she was even the attorney general. That’s how she got the attorney general role. She campaigned on Trump, so she had to follow through, and she should really dismiss this case, it’s making her look bad, frankly, and the city needs her attention elsewhere,” Habba said.