Trump's Fraud Testimony Was A Disaster In Every Way
Trump managed to stay on message in 2016, but his testimony at his civil fraud trial revealed how far he has fallen.
This is a free edition of The Daily. To support our work and get every word of every newsletter delivered to your inbox, please consider becoming a subscriber.
Trump On The Stand Was Not A Pretty Sight
If I told you that Donald Trump treated his testimony in the penalty phase of the Trump Organization civil fraud trial like he was campaigning, you wouldn’t be surprised.
An often-irate former President Donald Trump testified Monday in the high-stakes $250 million civil fraud trial in New York that could lead to the dismantling of his sprawling business empire, and used his time on the stand to engage in several blistering attacks against the judge and lawyers in the case whom he maintained were "unfair."
"He rambled, he hurled insults, but we expected that," state Attorney General Letitia James said after Trump wrapped up his day on the witness stand. She said the evidence shows Trump inflated his financial statements to enrich himself and his famil…
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to The Daily to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.