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A judge's ruling that Donald Trump committed fraud as he built his real-estate empire could strip the former president of his authority to make major decisions about the future of his marquee properties in New York. Artie Walker Jr./AP hide caption

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New York State Attorney General Letitia James, pictured in February, filed a civil lawsuit on Wednesday against former President Donald Trump, saying he "falsely inflated his net worth by billions of dollars to unjustly enrich himself, to cheat the system." Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Then-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at New York's Yankee Stadium on July 26, 2021. Cuomo sued Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday, arguing that James violated state law by denying him public assistance for his defense in a sexual harassment claim. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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In February 2020, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo was praised by the president of the Human Rights Campaign, Alphonso David. David previously served as a legal adviser to Cuomo. Now, critics on the political left and right are calling for both men to resign. Gary Gershoff/Getty Images hide caption

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Cuomo Scandal Entangles Leader Of Influential LGBTQ Advocacy Group

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New York Attorney General Letitia James' investigation into the Trump Organization has expanded into a criminal probe, her office confirmed. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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New York's Probe Into Trump Organization Is Now A Criminal Inquiry

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Sexual harassment allegations made against Gov. Andrew Cuomo by two former aides will be examined by independent investigators hired by the New York state attorney general's office. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Families of COVID-19 victims who died in New York nursing homes gather in front of the Cobble Hill Heath Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City in October. A report issued Thursday by New York's state attorney general says health officials undercounted nursing home deaths by as much as 50%. Yuki Iwamura/AP hide caption

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The National Rifle Association's annual meeting in 2019 in Indiana. The NRA filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday, saying it aims to reincorporate as a nonprofit in Texas and leave New York, where the state has filed a fraud suit against it. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Shouting protesters face NYPD officers during a Black Lives Matter demonstration last summer in New York City, in outrage over the death of a Black man in Minnesota who died after a white policeman knelt on his neck for several minutes. Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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