Day 23 Of Trump’s NY Civil Fraud Trial :

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Day 23 Of Trump's NY Civil Fraud
Former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he departs from Trump Tower to give a deposition to New York Attorney General Letitia James who sued Trump and his Trump Organization, in New York City, U.S., April 13, 2023. REUTERS/Mike Segar

10:23 a.m. ET – New York City: The riveting civil fraud trial of former President Donald Trump, entangled in the web of allegations brought forth by the New York Attorney General’s office, resumed today. The trial delves deep into accusations that Trump systematically deceived banks and insurers by inflating his net worth, with the goal of securing loans and insurance under false pretenses.

Witness Stand Drama: Eric Trump Returns

As the proceedings recommenced, all eyes turned to Eric Trump, a key figure within the Trump Organization and one of the co-defendants in this high-stakes case. Alongside him, Donald Trump Jr., former executives Allen Weisselberg and Jeffrey McConney, and various Trump-affiliated business entities are also on the line.

Yesterday, Eric Trump provided a glimpse into his role within the Trump empire, asserting his distance from financial matters and describing himself as an “operator” and a “construction guy” rather than someone immersed in the intricacies of accounting.