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Trump Appears at Attorney General’s Office for Civil Suit Testimony


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New York, April 13 – Former US President Donald Trump has arrived at the office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James, where he is expected to testify in the attorney general’s $250 million civil lawsuit, MSNBC reports.
Former President Trump arrives at the New York Attorney General’s office to testify in a $250 million civil lawsuit for fraud.
Attorney General James filed a $250 million lawsuit in September 2022 against Trump, his children, and related companies on suspicion of fraud and misrepresentation. Then James said that the defendants, including the former US president, violated the laws of several states, including falsifying documents, submitting incorrect financial statements, participating in insurance fraud, taking deposits at a lower percentage, and paying lower taxes. According to the lawsuit, such acts of fraud and misrepresentation “dramatically increased Trump’s personal wealth.”

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Trump is expected to demand the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution (provided no one is compelled to testify against himself) and refuse to answer questions, as he did when he was first questioned in this case last year, the publication reported. York Post, citing sources from several departments.
Earlier in New York, Trump was charged with 34 counts in another case. He was accused of falsifying business records regarding payments to two women, including pornographic actress Stormy Daniels, to keep their alleged affair under wraps. According to Fox News, the maximum possible sentence for the total charges against Trump is 136 years in prison. The former president himself declared his innocence and was released from criminal court in Manhattan. Trump’s attorney, Joe Tacopina, said the allegations against his client lacked facts. In an interview with the News Agency, Takobin said that Manhattan lawyer Alvin Bragg is being used as a weapon in the case against the former head of state, and that political circles influence the functioning of the justice system.
On Tuesday, when asked if anything could force Trump to drop out of the race, including if convicted, he said he would run for president and run for office.
Trump appears in a number of other cases. Trump’s possible involvement in the storming of the Capitol by his supporters in January 2021, the issue of vote counting in the 2020 election in Georgia, and the legality of the former president’s storage of classified government documents on the private property of Mar-A. Lago in Florida is under investigation.

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