During the bank fraud trial in New York, Eric Trump initially claimed he had no knowledge of the Trump Organization’s financial statements but later admitted to being aware of them since 2013.
This contradiction has significant implications for the case.
Eric and Don Jr., while testifying, conveniently forgot many details and blamed faulty memories.
JUST IN—Eric Trump issues a statement as he exits the courtroom in New York:
"We have some of the best assets in New York. We've never had a default. We've never missed a loan payment…This state is going to hell. And it's because of people like the attorney general of New… pic.twitter.com/bOZsY70ttF
— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) November 3, 2023
They tried to shift responsibility onto the accounting team and their accounting firm, but Eric’s contradiction has raised questions surrounding his credibility.
The trial accuses Donald Trump and his sons of deceiving banks and insurers by the overvaluing Trump’s net worth.
Judge Arthur Engoron has ruled that fraud was committed and has revoked the Trump Organization’s business certificates.
Trump and Ivanka are scheduled to testify, with Ivanka seeking to appeal the ruling that she must participate.