Trump says Justice Department is behind New York fraud case against his business empire
Former President Donald Trump said Monday that Democrats in Washington are pulling the strings on New York Attorney General Letitia James’ civil fraud prosecution against him to derail his campaign to topple President Biden.
Speaking to reporters at a Manhattan courthouse, Mr. Trump said the legal threat to his business empire is being directed by the Justice Department.
“It all comes down from the DOJ that totally coordinated this in Washington, because I’m the leading [Republican] candidate and I’m leading Biden by 10 points,” Mr. Trump said. “And I’m leading...