Trump said he was "not aware" of his company's finances the day before the lengthy announcement about accountants.

Trump said he was “not aware” of his company’s finances the day before the lengthy announcement about accountants.

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly “denies information” about aspects of his company in a court filing Monday filed by his lawyer, despite his own treatise on Tuesday about his “great company with fantastic assets.”

Trump’s bedside minister, a New Jersey lawyer, filed the filing in response to the latest statement from Letitia James of New York — in a document that came to light after James revealed that Trump’s longtime accounting firm Mazars was parting ways with its client after how they came to the conclusion that they could no longer rely on the decade-long financial statements they helped produce.

Trump criticized the move in an angry statement Tuesday night, accusing James of the firm’s “brutal bullying tactics”, saying they were “essentially forced to resign from a large long-term account due to prosecutorial misconduct.”

In his statement, Trump cites dollar figures for cash and marketable securities, escrow, reserve deposits and other categories that he says add up to a net worth of $5.8 billion.

He calls the Trump Organization “a great company with fantastic assets that are unique, extremely valuable, and in many cases far more valuable than what our financial statements show.”

But his lawyer, Alina Habba, is less forthcoming in the legal document, which the AG emphasized in its response.

Former President Donald Trump called the Trump Organization

Former President Donald Trump called the Trump Organization “a great company with fantastic assets that are unique and extremely valuable” in a long statement in which he attacked New York AG Letitia James on Tuesday. A day earlier, his lawyer filed a statement in which he “denies knowledge” of aspects of his business.

Trump “denies knowing sufficient information to form a belief in the veracity of the allegations made in paragraph 1 of the additional petition,” she writes, using the same language repeatedly in subsequent replies.

James on Wednesday lashed out at Trump’s defense of the company’s financial statements, saying Trump’s five-page statement, released a day earlier, contradicted documents from his lawyers.

“It is not uncommon for litigants to disagree on the facts,” the attorney general wrote in a letter filed in a New York state court in a letter signed by attorney Austin Thompson. “But it is indeed rare that a party publicly disagrees with the statements presented by its own lawyers in signed pleadings, let alone one day after the pleading was filed. That’s what Mr. Trump did here.”

Trump's attorney Alina Khabba responded to a series of denials that Trump had

Trump’s attorney Alina Khabba responded to a series of denials that Trump had “knowledge or information” about aspects of his company’s finances. A day later, Trump released his own scathing statement detailing his business.

Trump replied AG to Letitia James on Monday

Trump replied AG to Letitia James on Monday

Trump repeatedly 'denies information' about aspects of his business

Trump repeatedly ‘denies information’ about aspects of his business

James is investigating whether the Trumps inflated the value of real estate to obtain bank loans and lowered the value to lower tax bills.

James is investigating whether the Trumps inflated the value of real estate to obtain bank loans and lowered the value to lower tax bills.

James is investigating whether the Trumps inflated the value of real estate to obtain bank loans and lowered the value to reduce tax bills.

Trump’s lawyers have repeatedly said he is not knowledgeable enough to respond to allegations of inaccurate estimates. But the former president’s five-page statement details possible inconsistencies, suggesting he had more knowledge than his lawyers claimed.

On Monday, the attorney general’s office released a Feb. 9 letter from longtime accountant Trump Mazar stating that the Trump Organization’s 2011-2020 financial statements can no longer be relied upon and that they will no longer work for the former president. Real estate business in New York.

On Tuesday, Trump released a five-page statement humiliating the attorney general and other New York officials, calling the investigation a political and racist attack, saying that Mazar was effectively forced to resign, and defending the financial statements.

“Remember when the Attorney General and/or the D.A. say they think my financials might be high, I don’t even include those brand numbers in them, which is way more than any discrepancy they might have.” Trump wrote.

Trump said in another part of a five-page diatribe that instead of a “bogus investigation” into his business, law enforcement and “fake media” should target former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as well as “murderers, drug dealers and rapists.”

In a lawsuit Monday in response to the attorney general’s allegations of misleading financial statements, Trump repeatedly denied, through his lawyers, that he had the knowledge or information to form an opinion on the claims.

The Attorney General is seeking testimony from Trump and his two adult children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, as part of her civil investigation into the company’s business practices.

Judge Arthur Engoron in New York State Court in Manhattan on Thursday will hear arguments about whether subpoenas should be enforced.

A separate but overlapping criminal case related to the company’s business practices is being handled by the Manhattan District Attorney, who was joined in May by the Attorney General.

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