Former US President Donald Trump at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.
Donald Trump, heard under oath on Wednesday as part of a civil investigation into suspected financial fraud in the within his Trump Organization group, announced that he declined to answer questions from the New York Attorney General's office.
Again claiming to be the victim of a witch hunt, he said in a statement that he refused to answer questions, under the rights and prerogatives granted to every citizen by the Constitution of the United States.
< p class="e-p">In addition, Donald Trump suggested on his social network on Wednesday that the federal police (FBI) could have planted evidence against him, protesting against the fact that no one could s' approaching searched locations of his Florida home earlier this week.
The FBI and other federal agents wouldn't let anyone, not even my attorneys, near the areas that were searched and examined during the search at Mar-a-Lago. complains the Republican on his Truth Social platform.
They asked everyone to leave the place, they wanted to be alone, without witnesses to see what they were doing, took or, which I do not hope, "placed," he accused, without substantiating his remarks.
“Why did they strongly insist that no one observe them, and get everyone out?” »
— Donald Trump, ex-president of the United States
On Monday evening, the federal police carried out a spectacular search of the billionaire's residence in Florida, causing a wave outrage among conservatives. Never has a former tenant of the White House been worried by justice in this way.
Former US President Donald Trump's residence at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida
Does the federal police search have to do with the many boxes that Donald Trump took with him when he left the White House in January 2021? Is she related to the investigation into her responsibility for the Capitol storming? Is it more about suspicions of financial fraud against the Trump Organization in New York? commented, observing total silence
Donald Trump, who ostensibly flirts with a new candidacy in 2024 and who maintains his innocence in each of these cases, claims to be doing the same. object of a witch hunt and exposed political persecution.