US businessman and son of the US president Eric Trump.
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Lawyers for Eric Trump said Thursday that he is willing to be deposed as part of the New York Attorney General’s office’s probe of the Trump Organization but only after the 2020 presidential election.
In a court filing in New York State Supreme Court, the lawyers for President Donald Trump‘s son said they were requesting the delay in part to “avoid the use of his deposition attendance for political purposes.”
The lawyers also denied that he had previously refused to comply with the subpoena for his testimony, as New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office had alleged.
James, in a statement to CNBC,…