Trump Predicts Victory in Lawsuit Against Trump University
Lousiana—New York's attorney general is “desperate to
settle” his $40 million lawsuit against the now-shuttered Trump
University, real estate mogul Donald Trump told Brietbart News
press conference at the Republican Leadership Conference Friday.
a guy in New York, Eric Schneiderman. He’s a lightweight. He’s
an attorney general—real dope and he’s driving business out of
New York left and right. And he’s only doing it because he wants
publicity for himself—not a highly respected guy—could lose an
election, but in my case it was very small. We have a school. We
a 98 percent approval rating. We have this tremendous approval
and he sued us and it’s an amazing thing,” Trump said.
investigation over two years ago, Schneiderman filed a $40
lawsuit against the New York City- based businessman last summer.
Trump University closed down almost three years ago,
accused Trump University of being a “bait and switch” scam
guaranteeing students wealth if they took classes.
And we didn’t take federal funding and we didn’t take
any of that like a lot of schools did. But he sued us, as you
probably know, we had some very good court victories and we will
it. He wants to settle. He wants to settle desperately. I’m not
interesting in settling. They do want to settle. You’ve heard
that, I’m sure, from many people, but I’m not interested. I’m not a
settler—not when I’m right. I only settle when I’m wrong.
late January, New York State Supreme Court Justice Cynthia Kern
dismissed parts of the lawsuit, The
York Daily News reported. Although Kern limited the
of limitations on other parts of the case to just three years,
also ruled the basic common law fraud allegation against Trump