- Aug 1, 2006
"You got Eric Trump already talked to them, Ivanka, Don Jr. and the former president all being asked to speak to the attorney general's office here as part of this," he added. "They proposed two solutions: the first to quash it and just say the subpoenas should not be issued at all. The second option, or Plan B, to quote their filing, is that this be held until the criminal investigation is done."
"The situation they don't want to get themselves in obviously is a situation where they are providing information in a civil case that is then going to be used in the criminal case," he elaborated. "New York state has some very unique grand jury laws where if you sit before a grand jury, you can't be charged for any of the things you are asked about or any of the answers you give unless you commit perjury. So this is being seen by some on the Trump's side as an end-around of the New York State grand jury process."
Reporting on the battle between New York Attorney General Letitia James and the Trump family after she announced she will be subpoenaing them, NBC's Tom Winter explained that should Don Trump Jr. and Ivanka appear before a grand jury they may face a legal dilemma.Speaking with "Morning Joe"...