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Pomerantz tells Maddow why the RICO case against Trump was 'too big' for the DA

Speaking to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, former special assistant to the Manhattan District Attorney, Mark Pomerantz, said that they could have gone after Donald Trump for a RICO case, but the department didn't have enough resources.

"We were looking at instance after instance of suspected illegal conduct. Of course, they had to be provable. But if they were proven, their collective weight left no doubt in my mind that Trump deserved to be prosecuted. Measures short of criminal prosecution had been used against trump, and he had dismissed them as trivial," Pomerantz's new book, People vs. Donald Trump.

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'Cat's out of the bag': Mark Pomerantz says nothing in book could be used to help Trump

Former special assistant to the district attorney, Mark Pomerantz disputes claims that the information he has detailed in his book is of such importance that it could destroy any potential case against former President Donald Trump.

Speaking to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow on Monday night, Pomerantz said that on all of these issues "the cat is out of the bag." In fact, he added, "those cats have been running all over the place literally for years."

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'Nobody said the guy's not guilty': Prosecutor Mark Pomerantz reveals DA discussions about Trump case

Former Manhattan prosecutor Mark Pomerantz spoke to "60 Minutes" on Sunday about his upcoming tell-all book People vs. Donald Trump. According to Pomerantz, former President Donald Trump could easily be prosecuted for many crimes that have been part of the discussion in the District Attorney's office.

DA Alvin Bragg previously said that he didn't see a pathway to charge Trump for anything involving the Trump Organization companies that skirted taxes by giving gifts to employees like cars, apartments in Trump Tower and even tuition funds for bookkeeper Allen Weisselberg's grandchildren.

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Mueller lawyer lists questions about tell-all Trump book by former prosecutor Mark Pomerantz

Former Manhattan DA lawyer Mark Pomerantz will appear on two major outlets ahead of the publication of his tell-all book next week. Excerpts of the book have been reported over the past several days, attacking District Attorney Alvin Bragg for refusing to go after Donald Trump over a slate of crimes.

Pomerantz walks through the information he was able to gather from the investigations into Trump and dishes about the debates he had with former DA Cy Vance and new DA Bragg about Trump charges. After a successful case convicting Trump's companies of 17 charges, Bragg announced he would go after Trump personally, which he said he wouldn't do after taking over the office.

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Pomerantz reveals what Allen Weisselberg’s ex-daughter-in-law said that tipped the DA off to crimes by Trump

Donald Trump's bookkeeper, Allen Weisselberg, was among those who scored many un-taxed benefits from his employer, but it was his ex-daughter-in-law who was the one who tipped off the New York District Attorney's Office to what was happening.

Many of the things were revealed to Bloomberg News in an expose.

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Ex-prosecutor Mark Pomerantz accuses Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg of botching Trump investigation in new book, report says

NEW YORK — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office went on the offensive Friday, bracing for a new book by a former prosecutor who claims Bragg allowed his office’s criminal probe into Donald Trump to crash and burn. Bragg has already tried to halt the publication of Mark Pomerantz’s “People vs. Donald Trump,” which hits shelves on Tuesday. In the book, Pomerantz claims Bragg bungled the Trump investigation he inherited by waiting too long to acquaint himself with the prosecutors leading the probe, himself and Carey Dunne. Pomerantz and Dunne quit last February, after Bragg disagreed ...

NY prosecutor revived 'zombie case' with new way to charge Trump: new book

Former assistant district attorney Mark Pomerantz came up with a fresh angle to prosecute Donald Trump over the hush money payment to Stormy Daniels, and he was excited to revive the long-dormant case.

Pomerantz reveals in his new book, People vs Donald Trump: An Inside Account, that he realized the $130,000 payment made weeks before the 2016 election to the porn actress could be seen as money laundering if he could show that Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, had threatened to reveal their 2006 affair, according to excerpts published by The Guardian.

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Trump rages after ex-prosecutor reveals 'many bits and pieces of evidence' to indict

Mark Pomerantz, a former senior prosecutor on the Manhattan district attorney's team investigating former President Donald Trump and his organization's business dealings, said there are "many bits and pieces of evidence" the district attorney could use to bring criminal charges against the former president.

Pomerantz made the comments in a "60 Minutes" interview promoting a new book about his time investigating Trump, in which he compares him to John Gotti, the head of the Gambino organized crime family, also known as the "Teflon Don" who died in prison in 2002.

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