Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. will have to act quickly if he wants the indictment of Donald Trump to be part of his legacy, according to a new report.
"In the past year, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has raised only a few thousand dollars for his re-election. He hasn't attended any candidate forums held virtually ahead of this year's Democratic primary in June, and he hasn't publicly voiced a desire to run for a fourth term. People close to Mr. Vance said they believe he won't seek re-election, leaving a crowded field of eight candidates vying for the most prestigious law enforcement job in New York City," The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
"If Mr. Vance doesn't run, he would have less than a year to see through the highest-profile matter of his 11 years in office: the investigation of former President Donald Trump and his business. Manhattan prosecutors have said they are investigating alleged bank and insurance fraud by the Trump Organization and its officers, and recently subpoenaed records relating to Mr. Trump's Seven Springs estate, north of New York City, expanding the previously known scope of the probe," The Journal noted.
Vance has only raised $2,022 in the last six months and his campaign war chest has less than $4,200.
This raises the stakes for Vance in terms of trying to pursue a prosecution of the Trump Org before he leaves offic… https://t.co/hTY2KmRG2B— Maggie Haberman (@Maggie Haberman)1611632217.0