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The Memo: Trump faces deepening legal troubles

Added 02-23-21 07:56:04am EST - “Former President Trump's legal problems deepened significantly Monday ?" and the trouble threatens to damage any future political ambitions he may harbor.” - Thehill.com

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Former President TrumpDonald TrumpFauci: U.S. political divide over masks led to half a million COVID-19 deaths Georgia bishop says state GOP's elections bill is an 'attempt to suppress the Black vote' Trump closer to legal jeopardy after court ruling on tax returns MORE’s legal problems deepened significantly Monday — and the trouble threatens to damage any future political ambitions he may harbor.

On Monday morning, the Supreme Court extinguished Trump’s last legal hope of keeping prosecutors in New York from gaining access to his tax returns.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (D) is investigating Trump’s business affairs, apparently to see whether fraud has been committed.

The former president, banned from Twitter, issued a counter-blast in a Monday afternoon statement in which he complained that the investigation was part of a “witch hunt.” He also insisted that “these are attacks by Democrats” and that he was the victim of “headhunting prosecutors,” whose approach he equated with “fascism.”

Trump's hyperbole will find the usual positive reception among his hardcore supporters, but it is tough to see how it will win over many other people, even moderate Republicans.

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