New York attorney general fires back at Trump: 'No one is above the law'

New York state's attorney general fired back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpBubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team Graham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Southwest Airlines, unions call for six-month extension of government aid MORE on Monday after he accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) of using her as a "bludgeoning tool.”

"As the elected AG of NY, I have a sworn duty to protect & uphold state law. My office will follow the facts of any case, wherever they lead," Letitia James tweeted.

"Make no mistake: No one is above the law, not even the President.

"P.S. My name is Letitia James. (You can call me Tish.)," she added.

Trump in his tweets about Cuomo and James lashed out at the state’s lawsuit against his foundation, which was forced to shutter.


It’s not clear what specifically triggered the president’s tweets.

James has been aggressive in investigating Trump and his administration. She filed or joined a barrage of lawsuits on issues from the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census to the Trump Organization’s business practices.

The lawsuit against the Trump Foundation was started by James’s predecessor, Eric Schneiderman, who resigned in May 2018 after he was accused of abusing multiple women. Schneiderman disputed the allegation that he assaulted women during what he said were consensual sexual encounters.