Trump Faces Questions About His Net Worth in Interview (Latest News)

For years, Donald Trump has freely bragged about his wealth, a topic that is dear to his heart and ego. He once said that his position on the Forbes billionaires list would be better if he were worth $10 billion rather than $4 billion. He said in court that he was "as accurate as I think I can be" when discussing the worth of his brand...

Trump, who is also the subject of a separate criminal investigation into the same concerns, may incur high costs even if he makes a single mistake during the deposition. Although the Manhattan district attorney's office probe lost steam early this year, investigators intend to study Trump's responses, and any damning or awkward comments might give it new life...

The interviews will signal the conclusion of James' three-year civil investigation, setting the stage for one of her most important decisions: whether to sue Trump and his business. James had the option first to settle with the former president's attorneys to obtain a quick cash payoff since he knew that filing a lawsuit would likely result in several additional years of legal fighting without a guarantee of success...

Jason A. Forge, who represented the plaintiffs in a case against Donald Trump's for-profit university, Trump University, and interrogated him under oath, described Trump as "totally fearless in a deposition." Forge asserted that there is "no way" the witness will refuse to answer questions because "he's a lot more involved than a usual witness, and you can tell he likes the challenge and revels in the verbal sparring...

Trump's relationship with his longstanding accounting company, Mazars USA, which created his annual financial statements, is another topic that James' investigators are sure to question him about. James made known that Mazars had severed connections with Trump in February...