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Trump Whines About How Much He Has To Spend In Lawyers To Defend His Many Crimes

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President Donald Trump descended into a Twitter tantrum on Monday, slamming the entire state of New York because he and his family face multiple investigations there for a range of alleged illegal activities.

In a series of tweets, Trump complained about his fraudulent foundation being investigated, the cost of living in New York, and how much money his family has to spend on lawyers because of the many probes into their alleged wrongdoing:

“It is very hard and expensive to live in New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo uses his Attorney General as a bludgeoning tool for his own purposes. They sue on everything, always in search of a crime, I even got sued on a Foundation which took Zero rent & expenses & gave away more money than it had. … Now Cuomo’s A.G. is harassing all of my New York businesses in search of anything at all they can find to make me look as bad as possible. So, on top of ridiculously high taxes, my children and companies are spending a fortune on lawyers. No wonder people and businesses are fleeing New York in record numbers!”

Trump, his family, and his businesses are facing legal trouble from the state of New York on multiple fronts.

At the end of 2018, Trump was forced to shutter his namesake foundation after prosecutors alleged “repeated and willful” acts of corruption. New York’s attorney general filed a lawsuit last year accusing Trump and three of his adult children (Eric, Don Jr., and Ivanka) of engaging in “persistently illegal conduct” while running the foundation and seeking $2.8 million in restitution.

In March, the state of New York issued subpoenas for Deutsche Bank and Investors Bank, two banks closely associated with the Trump Organization. New York Attorney General Letitia James is demanding information about applications, mortgages, and lines of credit for Trump properties in Washington D.C., Doral, Florida, and Chicago, as well as Trump Park Avenue.

In a twist of irony, Trump also attacked former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for his “abuse against women” — Yes, this coming from a man who was caught on tape bragging about sexually harassing women has seen more than a dozen women corroborate it with accusations ranging from sexual assault to rape.

During a Congressional testimony this year, Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen accused Trump of breaking the law to avoid paying taxes. New York state investigators may be able to corroborate those accusations.

Trump ended his rant by saying: “the Clinton Foundation has never been looked at!”

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Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Dumps 56,000 Pounds Of Milk Because ‘No One’s Buying It’

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The coronavirus pandemic has dried up the marketplace for dairy products as restaurants, schools and businesses in food service have been closed. Now, dairy farmers are flushing away milk because no one is buying.

Mark Mueller, a Wisconsin dairy farmer said he dumped 56,000 pounds of milk on Friday, blaming restaurant closures because there was no place for him to haul his product.

The milk harvested from the nearly 1,000 cows will rot, Mueller told WFRV.

Mueller said he’s worried the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing dairy farmers from getting their milk to the market.

“It’s really depressing,” said Mueller. “It’s like all your hard work just running down the drain.”

Another farmer, Farmer Ryan Elbe, said his dairy farm is dumping about 30,000 gallons (113,562 liters) a day.

“We thought this would never happen,” Elbe said. “Everybody’s rushing to the grocery store to get food, and we have food that’s literally being dumped down the drain.”

CBS12 reported that Elbe’s cooperative, Dairy Farmers of America, has agreed to pay them for milk that’s being dumped.

For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia, and death.

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