Trump Deposed By New York AG Over Business Practices

Former President Donald Trump is facing a deposition from New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday in relation to a civil investigation into his family’s business practices.

Court documents from James’ office released earlier this year claimed that the Trump Organization has overstated the value of land donations in New York and California, misreported the size of Trump’s penthouse in Manhattan, and otherwise “used fraudulent or misleading asset valuations to obtain a host of economic benefits, including loans, insurance coverage, and tax deductions.”

A statement from President Trump, however, argued that the investigation is politically motivated and said that he chose to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in accordance with advice from his lawyers.

“What Letitia James has tried to do the last three years is a disgrace to the legal system, an affront to New York State taxpayers, and a violation of the solemn rights and protections afforded by the United States Constitution,” Trump remarked on Wednesday, per Fox News. “I did nothing wrong, which is why, after five years of looking, the Federal, State and local governments, together with the Fake News Media, have found nothing.”

Read more at The Daily Wire 


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