Trump calls attorney general a 'lightweight' after Trump University sued for $40M
Donald Trump Sunday vented his frustrations on Twitter about his Trump University being sued for allegedly bilking students out of money, calling Attorney General Eric Schneiderman "lightweight," "stupid," "dopey" and a "total failure."
On behalf of 5,000 students, Schneiderman on Saturday filed a $40 million lawsuit against Trump and those involved with running the school, saying the unlicensed school was "an elaborate bait-and-switch."
Trump, who is prone to posting rambling Twitter rants against those he disagrees with, fired back at the attorney general, sending nearly two dozen tweets and claiming the school had a "98% approval rating" among students and Schneiderman is a "sleazebag."
"Lightweight A.G. Eric Schneiderman, who has been a total failure in office, failed to report the 98% approval rating of students forcourses," Trumped tweeted.
He added: "Why did failing A.G. Eric Schneiderman, after years of looking, file his pathetic lawsuit on a SATURDAY afternoon (unheard of)? No case!"
Schneiderman, in a statement about the suit, said