Trump Has Grounds to Sue NY Attorney General James: Analyst

Trump Has Grounds to Sue NY Attorney General James: Analyst

A Fox News contributor contends that Donald Trump possesses the legal grounds to sue New York Attorney General Letitia James for purportedly infringing upon the former president’s civil rights.

Political analyst and frequent guest on the conservative news channel Deroy Murdock made the statement following the decision of a New York appeals court to cut the payment of Trump’s $454 million civil fraud penalty resulting from James’ lawsuit. Instead, the former president was instructed to pay a $175 million bond within ten days while he filed an appeal with the court.

Murdock suggested that Trump should sue James for remarks she made in 2018 when she was running for New York State attorney general, as reported by Newsweek. Murdock echoed the argument which he first made in a piece for the American Spectator.

He said that James declared that she was going to oppose the Trump administration because it was “too male, too pale, and too stale.”

“Now, you could talk about stale ideas, that’s fine, but too male and too pale, that constitutes, basically, sex and race discrimination. So I think what President Trump ought to do is sue her on the basis of the 1964 Civil Rights Act,” Murdock told Fox News on Tuesday.

“Her office gets federal money for various subsidies for law enforcement activity. So federal money is flowing into her office and if she is engaged in that kind of sexual and racial discrimination and that kind of language, I think she’s wide open to exposure on the 1964 Civil Rights Act,” Murdock said.

“Donald J. Trump should sue Letitia James on the basis of Civil Rights,” Murdock added.

Trump has also accused James of conducting a “racist” and politically motivated investigation into him.

In the article, Murdock suggested the former president should sue James because he asked, “What the hell does Trump have to lose?”

“He immediately should file a federal complaint and demand justice under America’s keystone civil-rights law. To see a white male multi-billionaire sue a [Black] female attorney general to secure his civil rights would be the ultimate man-bites-dog story,” Murdock wrote.

“For this extraordinary spectacle, America owes a hearty thank you to New York state’s leading despot, Attorney General Letitia James.”


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