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N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James asks court to sanction Trump, his eldest sons and attorneys

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N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James asks court to sanction Trump, his eldest sons and attorneys
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New York Attorney General Letitia James is asking the state Supreme Court to sanction former President Donald Trump, his sons Eric and Don Jr., others related to the family business and Trump’s attorneys for a total of $20,000.

Court records filed Tuesday showed that James’ office wants to sanction them because they’ve continued to raise “previously-rejected arguments” in their motions. The attorney general called them “frivolous and sanctionable” because “sophisticated defense counsel should have known better.”

The attorney general’s office said in the filing that there are five instances where previously rejected arguments by the court have been reused by Trump attorneys or where Trump attorneys made arguments based on a lack of legal or factual basis. 

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