Impact of FBI investigation on Trump's 2024 bid
Donald Trump will be questioned Wednesday by the New York Attorney General's Office, nearing the end of a multi-year civil fraud investigation.
Trump confirmed Wednesday's deposition of him in the extensive investigation in a post on his network Social. He called the investigation a "witch hunt" and said that "my great company and myself are being attacked from all sides." They were eventually ordered to take depositions and earlier this month Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump were interrogated.
The subpoenas "testimony and documents relating to an investigation into the valuation of property owned or controlled by Donald J. Trump or the Trump Organization, or Matters the Attorney General deems appropriate."
James' firm attorneys said in court that their investigation found that Trump and his company used "fraudulent and misleading financial statements," He said he sought loans and insurance coverage while inflating property valuations, and collected evidence that he devalued the property. Value to reduce tax burden.
Trump and his company have repeatedly denied all allegations of wrongdoing.
Attorneys in James' office indicated at multiple court hearings this spring and summer that the investigation was nearing a conclusion.
Former president testimony Wednesday The recording took place amid heightened legal hazards. On Monday, the FBI broke into his home in Mar-a-Lago, Fla. and took away a box containingdocuments. A federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots is investigating communications between Trump's closest allies, and a Georgia judge said Tuesday 107} ordered Mr. Trump's former personal attorney, Mr. Rudy Giuliani,to appear before a special grand jury.
Trump has denied wrongdoing in each of these issues.
Graham Cates is an investigative reporter . CBS News Digital's Criminal Justice, Privacy Matters and Information Security. Contact Graham at KatesG@cbsnews.com or email@example.com
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