- Prosecutors have not been able to secure Weisselberg’s cooperation to help them.
- Trump will try to make the indictments a political issue, arguing they’re part of a Democratic plot.
- Future revelations could take a political toll on Trump as he considers another presidential run.
WASHINGTON – As Donald Trump continues to dangle the possibility of a 2024 presidential run – a testament to his iron-clad grip on the Republican Party – his legal future became more uncertain and more complicated Thursday, after prosecutors announced tax fraud charges against his namesake company and a loyal executive.
New York prosecutors accuse the Trump Organization of a years-long tax fraud scheme that paid company executives “off the books,” allowing them to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in state and federal taxes, according to the indictment. Allen Weisselberg, the company’s longtime chief financial officer, was the largest beneficiary of the…