New York AG's office says Trump lawsuit "ready for trial"
New York Attorney General Letitia James' office said Tuesday its civil fraud case against former President Trump, his two elder sons and his business "is ready for trial," according to a court filing Monday.
- The Republican 2024 presidential frontrunner is also appealing a New York jury's decision to hold him liable for sexual abuse and defamation in writer E. Jean Carroll's civil suit against him.
State of play: James has accused the former president, his elder children and Trump Organization employees of committing financial fraud by misrepresenting valuations on financial statements.
- A New York appeals court dismissed the case against Ivanka Trump in June, but others including her father and brothers Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. are still named in the suit.
- The Trumps deny any wrongdoing in the case.
What's next: The case is due to go to trial on Oct. 2.