Eric Trump says he is prepared to be interviewed by the New York AG’s workplace however not till after election


“(I)n latest correspondence, counsel for Mr. Trump have made clear that he’s prepared to look pursuant to the subpoena and have additionally proposed 4 out there dates after the Presidential election on November 3, 2020,” attorneys for the Trump Group wrote in a court docket submitting Thursday.

“(C)ounsel for Mr. Trump proposed a number of dates starting shortly after the election — simply two weeks afterward November 19 — due to Mr. Trump’s excessive journey schedule and associated unavailability between now and the election, and to keep away from using his deposition attendance for political functions,” the attorneys added.

Final month, the lawyer common’s workplace requested a decide to implement subpoenas for Eric Trump’s testimony and paperwork as a part of its investigation into whether or not the Trump Group improperly inflated the worth of sure belongings. The workplace stated Trump, who’s government vice chairman of the Trump Group, initially agreed to be interviewed for the civil investigation in July however then abruptly canceled.

The Trump Group attorneys wrote that enforcement of the subpoena is pointless as Eric Trump will testify. Additionally they wrote that he had by no means refused to adjust to testimony however that they didn’t obtain assurances from the New York investigators that they haven’t and won’t present their investigative supplies to some other legislation enforcement company.

“Given all of the circumstances and the truth that counsel’s requested dates are, for all sensible functions, simply 30 days after different scheduled depositions, and given the significance of avoiding any look of politicizing the investigatory course of, we respectfully submit that the proposed dates are affordable,” the Trump Group attorneys wrote.

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