New York Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, is pushing back against allegations by attorneys for President Donald Trump that “antipathy and animus” toward the Republican president is the motivation behind the AG’s lawsuit regarding Trump’s charitable organization.

James’ predecessor Barbara Underwood, who has returned to her previous role as New York’s solicitor general, filed the suit in June, just weeks after former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, also a Democrat, resigned in disgrace amid allegations that he physically abused romantic partners.

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