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More Trump Records Sought in New York Asset-Valuation Probe (1)

Nov. 20, 2020, 8:50 PM

New York authorities investigating whether President Donald Trump’s company inflated the value of its assets for loans and tax breaks are seeking more records of the company’s communication with an engineer who helped appraise its property.

New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday asked a state-court judge in Manhattan to reconsider October rulings that allow the Trump Organization and its former land-use lawyer to withhold dozens of communications with the engineer on the grounds that they’re covered by attorney-client privilege. She said the Trump Organization “selectively disclosed hundreds of communications” between the engineer and the company.

The state...

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