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Dunn family says Trump administration ‘abused its power’


Dunn, 19, died in August after being knocked from his motorcycle outside a Royal Air Force station in central England that is controlled by the US Air Force. British police say he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling on the wrong side of the road.

Sacoolas, who has acknowledged driving the car, left the UK three weeks after the collision, Northamptonshire Police say, claiming diplomatic immunity. She has since apologized via her attorney for the “tragic mistake.”

“There is no dispute as to what happened,” Sacoolas’ legal representative Amy Jeffress said last month. “Anne was driving on the wrong side of the road and had no time to react when she saw the motorbike approaching – the crash happened too fast.”

Dunn’s family now want Sacoolas to return to the UK to face the legal system, either voluntarily or through extradition.

Dunn’s father was in the US to meet lawyers and discuss plans to file two lawsuits, Seiger told CNN.”The first claim is against Mrs. Sacoolas herself, the driver, for civil damages and compensation,” he said. “The second thing is a claim against the Trump administration.

“It’s difficult to overstate the extent to which the administration abused its power here by recalling the Sacoolas family back to the United States after the collision. So that will be a complete exposure of this misconduct so that the whole world can see the extent to which there was lawless activity.”

According to Jeffress, the Sacoolas family left the United Kingdom “after they…



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