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Trump Is Elephant ‘Not in the Room’ for Tax-Fraud Trial

  • Prospects are questioned for fraud trial of Trump Organization
  • Prosecutors emphasize that case is ‘not about the man himself’
Trump Tower stands in New York.

Trump Tower stands in New York.

Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg
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Prosecutors in the criminal tax fraud trial of the Trump Organization stressed to prospective jurors that it isn’t about the former president.

“This case is about the companies of Donald Trump, not about the man himself,” prosecutor Joshua Steinglass told a group of 18 potential jurors in New York state court on Tuesday as jury selection for the Manhattan trial continued.