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Trump claims Obama behind university probe

Donald Trump, who spent five years claiming Barack Obama was not a natural-born citizen, said Sunday that an investigation into Trump University by the New York attorney general was targeted by the president.
/ Source: MSNBC TV

Donald Trump, who spent five years claiming Barack Obama was not a natural-born citizen, said Sunday that an investigation into Trump University by the New York attorney general was targeted by the president.

Donald Trump, who spent five years claiming Barack Obama was not a natural-born U.S. citizen, said Sunday that an investigation into Trump University by the New York attorney general was somehow targeted by the president.

Wow, l just found out that A.G. Schneiderman met with President Obama in Syracuse on Thursday — and sued me on Saturday! Same as IRS etc.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 25, 2013

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Saturday filed a lawsuit against Trump’s for-profit Trump University, accusing the organization of pulling a “bait-and-switch” on students. The lawsuit alleges that Trump falsely advertised that the school’s real estate investment instructors had been handpicked by Trump himself. Students paid between $1,495 for a seminar up to $35,000 for advertised personal mentorship programs with Trump, the

Trump’s attorneys were the first to say the lawsuit was politically motivated, alleging that Schneiderman acted out of spite for not receiving campaign contributions from the businessman, the Times reported.

The state is seeking $40 million in damages in the suit.