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‘They Leak, They Lie’: Trump Says Opponents Are Committing ‘Prosecutorial Misconduct’ At ‘Levels Rarely Seen Before’

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Former President Donald Trump slammed New York state and city prosecutors in a statement Monday, alleging that prosecutors are “in search of a crime” to charge him with.

Trump made the claim as Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance and New York State Attorney General Leticia James continue to weigh criminal charges against top executives from the Trump Organization. A grand jury was convened in May by Vance’s office as part of their criminal probe into the Trump Organization.

“Radical Left New York City and State Prosecutors, who have let murderers, rapists, drug dealers, and all other forms of crime skyrocket to record levels, and who have just announced that they will be releasing hundreds of people involved in violent crime back onto the streets without retribution of any kind, are rude, nasty, and totally biased in the way they are treating lawyers, representatives, and some of the wonderful long-term employees and people within the Trump Organization,” Trump said.

“After hundreds of subpoenas, over 3 million pages of documents, 4 years of searching, dozens and dozens of interviews, and millions of dollars of taxpayer funds wasted, they continue to be “in search of a crime” and will do anything to frighten people into making up the stories or lies that they want, but have been totally unable to get” Trump continued.

Trump further lamented his treatment by prosecutors and suggested that politically-motivated members of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office were deliberately leaking details of their investigati… (Read more)

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