(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump’s lawsuit challenging New York’s authority to investigate his sprawling real estate business was dismissed by a federal judge, the latest setback in the former president’s effort to halt the three-year-old probe.

The decision Friday is a victory for New York Attorney General Letitia James, who argued Trump filed the suit as a desperate delay tactic after a state court judge repeatedly ruled that the investigation was proper.

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