Trump ordered to look for video deposition Oct 18 in lawsuit associated to 2015 protest at Trump Tower
Former President Donald Trump has been ordered to offer a videotaped deposition in response to allegations that his safety guards assaulted a gaggle of Hispanic protesters at a 2015 rally exterior Trump Tower.
The 4 protesters allege that Trump’s safety guards assaulted them in a “violent assault” and due to this fact infringed on their rights to apply free speech in entrance of Trump’s constructing, according to CNBC.
“Donald J. Trump shall seem for a deposition October 18, 2021 at 10 a.m. … or, within the occasion of sickness or emergency, on one other mutually agreed so far on or earlier than October 31, 2021,” the order from New York Supreme Courtroom 12th District Decide Doris Gonzalez, a Democrat, stated.
Trump’s former head of safety, Keith Schiller, can also be named within the lawsuit.
Trump is scheduled to offer the deposition on Monday from Trump Tower on New York Metropolis’s fifth Avenue the place he might be questioned by the plaintiffs’ legal professionals.
“This can be a case about Donald Trump’s safety guards assaulting peaceable demonstrators on a public sidewalk,” Benjamin Dictor, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, stated.
“We might be taking the trial testimony of Donald Trump, below oath, on Monday after years of the defendants’ dilatory makes an attempt to protect him from this examination. We sit up for presenting the video of Mr. Trump’s testimony to a jury at his trial.”
Trump’s workplace didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from Fox Information.