“With this news, Donald Trump, those around him, and the country as a whole inch closer to the prospect that a former president could face criminal charges, and possibly even prison time. The country has not been through anything like this before.”
New York State Attorney General Leticia James announced recently that her office is investigating the Trump Organization in a “criminal capacity”. The endeavor began in 2019 after former Trump cohort Michael Cohen revealed that the Trump Organization had lied about its asset value in order to obtain loans and insurance and limit its tax liability. If Trump actually is prosecuted, it will be the first time for a former President in U.S. history.
A former assistant U.S. attorney who teaches law at the University of Baltimore, Wehle also is known for her articles for the conservative website “The Bulwark”.