In less than three months' time, President Donald Trump will become a former president, and most importantly, he would no longer have some privileges and immunity.
The president, out of office, will face several legal challenges. In fact, as it stands, Trump has a half dozen ongoing cases involving him. Most of these cases are pending given his status as the president of the United States of America.
Here is a list of the pending litigation involving Trump.
1) Trump organisation finances
According to CNN, the Manhattan district attorney's office is looking into the financial inner workings of the Trump Organisation. The case involved payments of multiple hush money to women who accused Trump of infidelity during the 2016 electioneering period.
2) Investigation into how Trump valued his assets
In this case, the New York state attorney general is examining how Trump valued his assets. Trump is alleged to have repeatedly inflated his assets or reduced it at will to serve specific purposes like getting listed as a rich man or to reduce his real estate taxes.
3) Maryland and Washington DC are suing him over the emoluments clause
The American president was accused of profiting from foreign governments' spending in his Trump hotel. This is against the emoluments clause of the constitution.
4) Rap* allegation against Trump
E. Jean Carroll alleged that he was molested by Trump in the 1990s. The case is also in court.
5) Lawsuit from Summer Zervos
Zervos, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," has sued Trump back in 2017/ She said Trump s*xually assaulted her. And that by denying the allegation, the president had defamed her and subjected her to harassment. The case is on hold until he leaves office.
6) Mary Trump's lawsuit
The niece of the president, Mary, had sued Trump, alleging that the president connived with others to commit fraud by depriving her of her inheritance.
In another report, as Trump continues to reject the result, a large percentage of Americans have moved on by accepting Joe Biden of the Democratic Party as the president-elect following his projected victory by media outlets.
According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, nearly 80% of Americans, including more than half of Republicans, recognise Joe Biden as the winner of the November 3 election.
In the electoral votes, Biden has 279 while Trump has 214 with results in three states not yet complete.
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