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Eric Trump Has Testy Moment on the Stand

He and brother Donald Jr. deny any role in inaccurate financial statements

(Newser) - Both of Donald Trump's eldest sons were on the stand Thursday in the financial fraud case in New York against the family business. Eric and Donald Jr., who ran the Trump Organization while their father was president, separately denied firsthand knowledge of inaccurate financial statements about the firm. A...

Trial Considers Eric Trump's View on Appraisal

Witness: President's son figured townhouses would go for $1K per square foot

(Newser) - The spotlight at Donald Trump's civil fraud trial turned Thursday to the former president's son Eric, with documents and testimony suggesting the scion envisioned a "lofty" value on a suburban New York golf course where the family business proposed building luxury townhouses, the AP reports. The trial...

Eric Trump Pokes at Brother After X Account Is Hacked

Fake post in Donald Trump Jr.'s X feed announced dad's 'death'

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr.'s X account was hacked on Wednesday morning, leading to a series of fake and crude posts that were live for less than an hour before being deleted. Among them, per the Hill :
  • "I'm sad to announce, my father Donald Trump has passed away.

Trump: Kids Not Coming Back to DC With Me

Says 'it's too painful for the family'

(Newser) - If former President Trump takes the "former" out of his title next year, don't look for a Trump administration to be as much of a family affair as it was the first time around. In his interview with Fox News on Monday night, he addressed the subject of...

NY AG: Trumps Stalling on Documents—Especially Ivanka

Letitia James' office says former president, kids are hanging on to relevant correspondence in civil case

(Newser) - Last year, former President Trump was held in contempt of court and ordered to pay a $110,000 fine for not complying with a subpoena from the New York attorney general's office in a civil complaint against him. Now, the office of DA Letitia James is slamming Trump, the...

NY Attorney General Sues Trump, His Kids, His Company

Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit is culmination of 3-year civil investigation

(Newser) - New York's attorney general sued former President Trump and his company on Wednesday, alleging business fraud involving some of their most prized assets, including properties in Manhattan, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Attorney General Letitia James' lawsuit , filed in state court in New York, is the culmination of the Democrat'...

Rolling Stone: Jan. 6 Leaders, Trump Team Used Burner Phones

Those communications could be difficult for House investigators to trace

(Newser) - Organizers of the "Save America" rally on the White House Ellipse that preceded the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol communicated with former President Trump's team using burner phones purchased with cash, according to a report from Rolling Stone . Kylie Kremer—a top official with the March for...

Trump Orders Secret Service Protection for His Adult Kids

That's according to 3 sources who spoke anonymously

(Newser) - Donald Trump's four adult children will have free Secret Service protection for the next six months after the former president extended the post-presidency security to them before leaving office, three sources tell the Washington Post . A senior US official also anonymously confirmed the news to CNN , though it has...

De Blasio: NYC Finally Able to Kill Trump Contracts

Mayor says Capitol attack qualifies as Trump being involved in criminal activity

(Newser) - The Trump Organization will see its contracts with New York City axed as a consequence of the Capitol riot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday. The New York Times reports de Blasio has considered such cancelations before, but he didn't have the legal footing. De Blasio explained what'...

In 2022, There Could Be a Senator Trump

Sources say Lara Trump is considering run in NC

(Newser) - President Trump is rumored to be considering another run in 2024—but the next Trump on a ballot could be his daughter-in-law. Sources tell the New York Times that Lara Trump, who married Eric Trump in 2014, is seriously considering running for an open Senate seat in her home state,...

Trump Family Split Over Whether to Concede

Jared Kushner is nudging Trump in that direction, while Don Jr. and Eric disagree

(Newser) - Melania Trump may be urging her husband to concede the 2020 presidential election—but his three eldest children are reportedly split on the matter. CNN and Politico report that while Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump's husband, is also suggesting President Trump concede, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump remain staunchly...

Trump Sons Demand Republicans Step Up

Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz among those defending president's claims

(Newser) - On Thursday, President Trump's eldest sons complained that too few Republicans were backing their father and his claims of a stolen election. "The total lack of action from virtually all of the '2024 GOP hopefuls' is pretty amazing," tweeted Donald Trump Jr., per the Hill . "...

Eric Trump Takes Down Photo After Complaint From Ice Cube

Altered photo showed rappers in Trump hats

(Newser) - An altered photo of rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent in hats that appear to show support for President Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet from Eric Trump. "Two great, courageous Americans,” Trump’s son tweeted. He removed the tweet with...

Eric Trump Takes Questions in Investigation
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Eric Trump Gives Deposition

President's son had tried to postpone until after the election

(Newser) - After trying to delay his appearance until after the presidential election, Eric Trump gave a deposition Monday in a civil investigation into the Trump Organization. The interview was conducted on video, but the president's son was under oath. Neither side would discuss what was said. New York Attorney General...

Eric Trump to Be Deposed Within 2 Weeks

He'll give testimony on Trump Organization business practices

(Newser) - President Trump's son Eric has until Oct. 7 to speak to New York investigators probing his family's business practices, a judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting his lawyers' contention that his "extreme travel schedule" on the campaign trail warranted a delay until after the November election. State Judge Arthur...

New Recordings of Trump's Sister: 'That Damn Ivanka'

Mary Trump releases more from Maryanne Trump Barry, who this time slams Ivanka and Eric Trump

(Newser) - Mary Trump obviously believes in a slow drip rather than a fast pour when it comes to her surreptitious family recordings. Last week, the president's estranged niece broadcast to the world damning tapes of her chats with retired federal judge Maryanne Trump Barry, the older sister of Donald Trump—...

NY AG Says Trumps Aren't Cooperating With Probe

She asks court to enforce subpoeans

(Newser) - New York’s Democratic attorney general asked a court Monday to enforce subpoenas issued as part of her investigation into whether President Trump or his businesses lied about the value of a sprawling suburban estate and other assets in order to get loans or tax benefits. Attorney General Letitia James...

Robin Williams' Daughter Has an Answer for Eric Trump

Zelda Williams objects to clip of her late father skewering Joe Biden

(Newser) - Last week, Eric Trump tweeted an old clip of the late Robin Williams making fun of a "rambling" Joe Biden during a stand-up routine. Trump's all-caps headline said that Williams "savages" Biden. Now, Williams' 31-year-old daughter, Zelda, is responding, reports People . "While we’re ‘reminiscing’...

Eric Trump: Here's Why Democrats Are 'Milking' Virus

Trump's son says the left is using lockdown as a 'strategy' to derail election

(Newser) - Eric Trump's prediction? The Democrats are in favor of strict coronavirus lockdown requirements only because they want to derail the election by preventing President Trump from holding rallies. "They think they are taking away Donald Trump's greatest tool, which is being able to go into an arena...

Crowd Chants 'Lock Him Up' at Minneapolis Trump Rally

Democrats 'want to erase your voice,' president said

(Newser) - A defiant President Trump sought to convert the impeachment probe into a weapon on the campaign trail Thursday night, with biting attacks on Joe Biden. At a rally in Minneapolis, the first since Democrats began proceedings two weeks ago to remove him from office, the president's performance revealed a...

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