Judge rejects claim that Trump can’t be sued while in office, allows lawsuit against Trump Foundation to move forward

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  • The lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, and his children Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr., alleging misuse of charity funds, will move forward.
  • Justice Saliann Scarpulla of the New York State Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday, rejecting the notion that President Trump cannot face a suit while in office.
  • Lawyers for the Trump Foundation made several arguments to get the case dismissed, including on the grounds that “a sitting president could not be sued,” according to the 27-page ruling.
  • The suit, as described in Friday’s ruling, alleges the “misuse of charitable assets and self-dealing” and that “the Foundation and its board members have transacted business illegally and abusively over a number of years.”

The lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump, the Donald J. Trump Foundation, and his children Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump, and Donald Trump Jr., alleging misuse of charity funds, is allowed to move forward.

Justice Saliann Scarpulla of the New York State Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday, allowed the lawsuit to proceed and rejected the notion that President Trump cannot face such legal action while in office.

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