Trump Claims 

Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination 

Trump arrived in a motorcade at the offices of Attorney General Letitia James in Manhattan just before 9 a.m. More than an hour later...

“I once asked, ‘If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?’ Now I know the answer to that question,” the statement said.

“When your family, your company, and all the people in your orbit have become the targets of an unfounded politically...

As vociferous as Trump has been in defending himself in written statements and on the rally stage, legal experts said answering...

Still, New York University law professor Stephen Gillers said he was surprised, given Trump’s previous experience...

“Jousting with lawyers at depositions, while avoiding lying, is something he’s proud of,” Gillers said.

Trump has undergone many depositions, dating to his career as a real estate developer. He has sometimes seemed to relish...

But Trump used the Fifth Amendment to say that he didn’t have to answer 97 questions during a divorce deposition in 1990.

James is in charge of the New York investigation, which is looking into claims that Trump’s company, the Trump Organization.