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Trump Refuses To Answer NY AG's Questions At Deposition

• Zero Hedge

Former President Trump on Wednesday announced that he would not be answering questions in his court-ordered deposition in New York Attorney General Letitia James' three-year probe of his organization.

After arriving just before 9 a.m. at the AG's NYC headquarters, Trump released a statement which reads in part: "accordingly, under the advice of my counsel and for all of the above reasons, I declined to answer the questions under the rights and privileges afforded to every citizen under the United States Constitution."

"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," the statement continues. "We cannot permit a renegade and out-of-control prosecutor to use this investigation as a means of advancing her political career."

"I once asked, 'If you're innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?" Now I know the answer to that question," the statement continues.

Shortly before Trump's deposition, he posted this to Rumble: