Manhattan DA criminal case against Trump Organization and Allen Weisselberg may proceed, New York judge says | app


NEW YORK — A judge on Friday denied the Trump Organization’s motion to dismiss the Manhattan District Attorney’s criminal tax evasion case against Donald Trump’s family real estate business and its longtime chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg.

Among a flurry of motions dismissed by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan was one that argued that Manhattan Attorney General Alvin Bragg and New York Attorney General Letitia James had targeted the Trump’s company and its senior leaders “on the basis of political animosity”.

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