The ex-president donald trump (2017-2021) has refused to answer this Wednesday to the questions of the attorney general of New Yorkin charge of the civil investigation into his business practices and his family’s real estate business, the Trump Organizationas reported by the tycoon in a statement.
“On the advice of my attorney and for (other) reasons, I refused to answer the questions on the rights and privileges granted to all citizens under the Constitution of the United States,” the Republican wrote in the statement that he later shared on the Truth Social network.
The New York investigation is led by the attorney general Letitia Jameswhich Trump harshly criticized in his text, accusing her of unleashing a persecution against him to “propel your political career”.
The statement comes a few days after the FBI searched his residence in Mar-A-Lago, Florida, where, according to the New York Times, federal authorities were looking for possible classified documentation that the former president did not deliver to the American historical archive. .