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Eric Trump Invoked Fifth Amendment About 500 Times, N.Y. AG Says

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Eric Trump invoked the Fifth Amendment more than 500 times when the Trump Organization executive vice president was deposed as part of a civil probe into the company’s asset valuations, New York’s top law enforcement officer told a judge.

The second son of former president Donald Trump answered only background questions under oath and cited his constitutional right to avoid incriminating himself “in response to more than 500 questions over six hours” in October 2020, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a filing Wednesday in state court in Manhattan.