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Trump pleaded with a fifth over 400 times: report

  • A source told NBC News that Trump referred to the Fifth more than 440 times during his testimony on Wednesday.
  • Trump lawyer Ron Fischetti said Trump only responded one question about his name.
  • Trump in 2018 against pleading with Five, saying that only “the mob” did it.

Former President Donald Trump during his deposition in New York on Wednesday ended up referring to the fifth more than 440 times NBC News reports.

The source said this with knowledge of testimony, who told NBC News how Trump exercised his Fifth Amendment rights of times.

In addition, Trump’s lawyer Ron Fischetti told NBC News that the only question Trump answered was one where he was asked what his name is.

representative for New York Attorney General’s Office office confirmed to NBC News that Trump was referring to Fifth, but did not elaborate on how a lot of times he did so.

Trump declined answer questions during Wednesday’s testimony at office of New York Attorney general Tish James. James is investigating whether or not Trump’s company, the Trump Organization, violated banking, insurance or tax laws. in financial fraud.

New York Times also spoke to Fischetti, who said that the testimony, which lasted about four hours with breaks in between , involved Trump saying “same answer” over as well as over again and repeating their Fifth Amendment plea.

“A lot of asking of questions about grades, golf clubs and stuff,” Fischetti told The Times.

fischetti also told The Times that Trump needed to be spoken to out of answering questions from the Attorney General of New York office.

“He is absolutely wanted to testify and took some very strong persuasions of me and some others to convince him,” Fischetti said.

Trump made a sweeping statement on Wednesday slams James.

“I once asked: “If you are innocent, why do you accept the Fifth Amendment?” – he said. in statement.

“Now I know the answer to that question,” he continued. in statement. “When your family is your company and all people in your orbit has become a target of an unfounded, politically motivated witch hunt backed by lawyers, prosecutors and Fake News Media, you have no choice.”

After Trump’s deposition made a post on Truth Social, announcing he is resigning from the Attorney General’s office. office.

“Very professional meeting. Great company. with great assets very little debt and a lot of CASH. Only in America!” Trump wrote.

Trump famously stated in in past that only members of “crowd” will take Fifth.

“See, the crowd is taking Fifth,” he said. in April 2018 “If you’re innocent, why are you accepting the Fifth Amendment?”

Fischetti did not immediately respond to a request. for comment from an insider.

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