What are Trump’s Fifth plea and New York Attorney General Tish James’s position?

Letitia Ann “Tish” James aka Letitia James is a politician, lawyer, and activist from the United States. She won the 2018 election to succeed appointed Attorney General Barbara Underwood and is currently the Democratic Party’s nominee for Attorney General of New York.

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What the Fifth Amendment plea by Trump implies for New York Attorney General Tim James?

Former President Donald Trump referred to Tish James, the attorney general of New York, as “a racist attorney general” for months, claiming that she ran her campaign on the promise that “we’re going to get Donald Trump.”

She finally got him on Wednesday morning—at least for a deposition he desperately tried to avoid.

It was the most recent development in James’ lengthy civil investigation into whether Trump had falsely increased the worth of his real estate holdings. She stated in court documents that obtaining Trump’s testimony and establishing his knowledge of the alleged crimes were two “essential components” to concluding her investigation.

However, it appears that the deposition might not actually make a significant difference. Trump chose to invoke his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination on Wednesday instead of responding to questions.

“I once asked, ‘If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?’ Now I know the answer to that question,” Trump said in a statement on Wednesday. “When your family, your company, and all the people in your orbit have become the targets of an unfounded, politically motivated Witch Hunt supported by lawyers, prosecutors, and the Fake News Media, you have no choice.”

James said in a statement that she was present when Trump chose not to respond to inquiries.

AG Spokesperson Statement

“While we will not comment on specific details, we can confirm that today, our office conducted a deposition of former president Donald Trump,” an AG spokesperson said. “Attorney General Letitia James took part in the deposition during which Mr. Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Attorney General James will pursue the facts and the law wherever they may lead. Our investigation continues.”

Recent high-profile questioning of former New York governor Andrew Cuomo, whose 11-hour interview with James was one of the last steps before she released her final report on his unrelated misconduct, was cited by observers as evidence that Trump’s meeting with James indicates the investigation is nearing its conclusion.

Legal experts warned that the former president’s choice would give the impression that he has something to hide to some, including a possible jury.

Letitia James Age, Family, and Early Life

On October 18, 1958, Letitia Ann James was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is 63 years old American native.

letitia james family

She is one of Nellie James’s eight children with Robert James (born 1919 in Martinsville, Virginia)

Letitia James Career, What is her profession?

Letitia Ann “Tish” James is a politician, lawyer, and activist from the United States. She won the 2018 election to succeed appointed Attorney General Barbara Underwood and is currently the Democratic Party’s nominee for Attorney General of New York. She is the first woman and African-American to hold the job.

James held positions as a public defender, a member of staff for the New York State Assembly, and then an assistant attorney general for the state of New York (Brooklyn Regional Office).

From 2004 to 2013, James was a member of the New York City Council. She represented the 35th district, which encompasses sections of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Bedford-Stuyvesant in addition to Clinton Hill and Fort Greene in Brooklyn.

James sat on a number of committees and chaired the Economic Development and Sanitation Committees. Later, from 2013 to 2018, she served as the Public Advocate for New York City. She was elected to and held a citywide office in New York City as the Public Advocate, making her the first African American woman to do so.

In the 2022 race for governor of New York, James ran. On October 29, 2021, she declared her candidacy. On December 9, 2021, she decided to call off her campaign and run for re-election as attorney general.

Letitia James Net Worth, How much does she earn?

Letitia James is thought to have a $4 million net worth. Her work as a politician and lawyer is her primary source of income.

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Which school did she go to? What was her major?

James, who was born and reared in Brooklyn, graduated from Lehman College in The Bronx before pursuing her J.D. at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Letitia James Husband, Is she dating/married? Any children?

Since Letitia James has never been married, she doesn’t have any partner.

Her social media reach.

Letitia James is on Instagram as @newyorkstateag. She is verified on Instagram with 26.8k+ followers.

Letitia James’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation.

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Hair ColorBrown
Eyes ColorBlack
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Letitia James’s which you should be known

Zodiac signLibra
Relationship statusSingle
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