New York’s attorney general’s office has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump‘s children, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr, in connection to a civil investigation.

The ongoing inquiry seeks to look into whether ‘Trump Organization‘, the family business, manipulated the values of its properties, according to a court filing on Monday. 

Attorney General Letitia James’ office said in the filing that it is seeking testimony and documents from Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump “in connection with an investigation into the valuation of properties owned or controlled” by Trump and his company, reported AP.

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The subpoenas also “would allow investigators or any matter which the Attorney General deems pertinent,” the court filing in Manhattan Supreme Court says, the details of which were first published in The New York Times. 

The recent development was made public when the judge set a briefing schedule to handle a dispute that has arisen related to the subpoenas for Trump and his daughter, Ivanka. 

The former President had sued New York Attorney General Letitia James, seeking to end the investigation into his business practices that he alleged was purely political.  

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In the lawsuit, filed two weeks after James requested that Trump sit for the January 7 deposition, he said the probe violated his constitutional rights in a “thinly-veiled effort to publicly malign Trump and his associates,” AP reported.

Trump Organization’s executive vice president and Donald Trump’s son, Eric Trump, had been subpoenaed in 2020, when he had given his testimony. 

Donald Trump, Donald Jr. and Ivanka are disputing the subpoenas, according to Monday’s court filing by James’s office, according to a report by CNBC.