Trump real estate broker says responses to subpoena are ‘good faith’

(Bloomberg) – A real estate services firm long used by Donald Trump’s company said it responded in good faith to New York’s investigation into the former president’s affairs, contradicting a court filing filed by the most senior law enforcement official in the state.

“We stand behind our reviewers and our work,” Cushman & Wakefield, which cut ties with Trump last year, said in a statement Friday.

The Chicago-based company was responding to a filing by New York Attorney General Letitia James, who said Cushman balked at two subpoenas for records on appraisals at the center of a civil investigation into the Trump Organization. based in Manhattan.

“Any suggestion that Cushman & Wakefield failed to respond in good faith to the Attorney General’s investigation is fundamentally false,” the company said in an emailed statement. “Documents filed by the Attorney General do not accurately describe Cushman & Wakefield’s responses to previous subpoenas and investigations.”

The state is investigating Trump’s use of potentially misleading asset valuations for financial purposes. Trump, who is fighting a subpoena for his testimony in the case, argues the investigation is politically motivated.

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