Eric Trump Slams New York AG After Testifying In Father's Civil Fraud Trial: 'Going To Hell'

Following his testimony in his father’s business fraud trial, Eric Trump criticized New York Attorney General Letitia James outside the New York City courthouse.

What Happened: Eric Trump, while speaking to the media, said James’s civil suit against his father and his business empire is “absolutely insane,” Politico reported.

He defended the family business, stating, “We have one of the greatest companies anywhere in the world. We employ thousands of New Yorkers…We've never missed a payment. We've never defaulted on a loan. We've got some of the greatest properties in the world.”

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Eric Trump also accused James of playing politics with everything and targeting his father ruthlessly. He argued that New York City is in chaos, with people getting shot in the streets and James should focus on these issues rather than trying to advocate for Deutsche Bank.

“People getting shot in the streets,” Eric Trump said, adding that New York City is “going to hell” and James should “go out and fight for the little guys as opposed to trying to be an advocate of Deutsche Bank who literally loves us, who said we have done absolutely nothing wrong and we were great lenders and we've made them hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars, and every project that we've ever done with them has been a massive success.”

Trump alleged that the system James is using is broken and rigged. However, he expressed confidence that “the truth will come out in the end.”

Why It Matters: Judge Arthur Engoron has already ruled that Donald Trump, his sons, and the company inflated asset values fraudulently. The trial is primarily concerned with determining damages. Trump continues to deny any wrongdoing and has launched numerous attacks against Judge Engoron and New York Attorney General.

James is seeking $250 million in penalties and a ban on Trump being able to conduct business in the state of New York in the future.

Donald Trump himself is scheduled to testify in the trial on Nov. 6.

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