Trump says NY among 'PRESIDENTIAL HARASSERS'

Donald Trump and Andrew Cuomo

Donald Trump and Andrew Cuomo

On Monday, James' office subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank for records involving Trump's failed bid to buy the Buffalo Bills and other business deals done by the Trump Organization.

President Trump lashed out at Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday - one day after New York's attorney general's office subpoenaed the Trump Organization's records.

The investigation's scope is not yet known at this time, additional reporting from Bloomberg noted.

The subpoenas issued by the attorney general seek loan applications, as well as mortgages, credit lines and other documents related to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., buildings in Chicago and NY and a golf course in the Miami area.

The subpoena requests came about as a result of testimony given last month in Congress by former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, who testified that Trump frequently sought to raise perceptions of his own net worth "when it served his purposes, such as trying to be listed among the wealthiest people in Forbes", the AP reported. Cohen said Trump kept two sets of books and inflated his assets by $4 billion - credited to "brand value" - to Deutsche Bank as part of a loan application for buying the Bills in 2014. Neither Deutsche Bank nor Investors Bank representatives could be immediately reached. Trump businesses have borrowed over $300 million from Deutsche Bank to finance the company's Florida golf course and hotels in Chicago and Washington, according to financial disclosures and public filings from 2012 to 2015.

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But the reason for the new subpoenas, the Times noted, was Michael Cohen's recent testimony before Congress.

James had vowed to investigate Trump in connection to the probe by the special counsel, Robert Mueller III, into potential Russian interference in the 2016 election, the paper writes.

In her victory speech on the night she was elected in November, she said, "I will be shining a bright light into every dark corner of his real estate dealings, and every dealing, demanding truthfulness at every turn". The previous acting attorney general already humiliated the president by filing a lawsuit against and dissolving the Trump Foundation.

The committees' top Democrats have been interested in Deutsche Bank because it's one of the few big banks willing to lend to the Trump Organization.

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