That’s the wrong question to ask. The right question is this: Just how much jeopardy — legally and financially — is Trump in over the next few years? And the answer is “a lot.”
I was reminded of that point Thursday while reading Joan Biskupic’s terrific piece about the ongoing delay at the Supreme Court over whether Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance can get access to Trump’s tax returns and financial records. Trump’s team of lawyers continue to fight the release of those record, with a brief expected to be filed next month asking the Court to hear oral arguments on the appeal.
Whether Trump prevails in this specific case or not, he still faces an absolute legion of legal problems. Among them:
1. The New York attorney general’s office is looking into how the Trump organization valued its assets.
2. Defamation lawsuits from E. Jean Carroll and Summer Zervos.
3. A fraud lawsuit filed by Trump niece Mary Trump.
4. A possible charge of incitement by the DC attorney general for Trump’s…
— to www.cnn.com