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Prosecutors leading New York criminal investigation into Trump resign

Two prosecutors who had been leading the district attorney’s criminal investigation into former US President Donald Trump and his Trump Organization have resigned. The district attorney said he had doubts about moving forward with the case.

New York Times reports.

The prosecutors, Carey Dunne and Mark Pomerantz, resigned after amid a monthlong pause in their presentation of evidence in Trump Organization tax fraud to a grand jury. The grand jury term expires in April.

Earlier, the new Manhattan district attorney, Alvin Bragg, noted that he had doubts about pursuing case against Trump.

However, the Manhattan District Attorney’s press office said the investigation into Trump’s finances was ongoing.

Trump’s criminal investigation is closely tied to the civil investigation against his company. The attorney’s office believes that Trump Organization may have inflated real estate values to obtain bank loans and reduce taxes.

Last week, the court ordered the ex-president and his two children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, to answer questions from the investigation under oath.