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Trump to give deposition in lawsuit over protesters’ assault claims


Trump Tower, Manhattan, former President of the United States. May 18, 2021.

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For a lawsuit brought by protestors who claim they were “violently assaulted”, former President Donald Trump will be removed from office next week in New York City. by his security guards on the sidewalk outside of Trump Tower in September 2015.

Trump’s Monday morning videotaped testimony will take place in Trump Tower. It is situated on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan’s Midtown area.

There he will be interrogated by the lawyers representing the plaintiffs in the civil case. which is pending in Bronx Supreme Court.

Benjamin Dictor (a plaintiffs’ lawyer) said that the case concerns Donald Trump’s security guards attacking peaceful protestors on a sidewalk.

We will now take the trial testimony for Donald Trump under oath after many years of his dilatory efforts to avoid this examination. We look forward to giving the video of Trump’s testimonies to jurors at his trial.

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Trump’s videotaped testimony, which was recorded during his time at the White House, will be presented before a jury. This is due to an earlier judicial order.

Trump’s spokeswoman didn’t immediately reply to my request for comment.

Trump, in July, was ordered to take the deposition by Bronx Supreme Court Judge Doris Gonzalez. This was scheduled for a later date.

The plaintiffs and he later reached an agreement that he would be deposed by the court on Sept. 24, however, that was postponed when his lawyers said that Trump is no longer available to take part in that ceremony. Gonzalez issued an order last week.

Trump and the plaintiffs reached an agreement regarding Monday’s deposition according to this order. which first was reported Thursday by ABC News.

The lawsuit also names Trump as a defendant, along with his 2016 presidential campaign and the Trump Organization. Keith Schiller was also a defendant, having for many years served as Trump’s personal bodyguard.

The lawsuit seeks damages to Trump’s security personnel for their actions at the September 3, 2015 protest outside Trump Tower. This occurred months after Trump made his announcement for the Republican presidential nomination.

Plaintiffs are Mexican-American human rights activists. They claim they were attacked by Trump’s guards. The guards also destroyed their signs during protests against Trump’s anti Mexican immigrant racism.

Trump’s former head of security Schiller was accused of hitting Efrain Galicia in the forehead. This happened after Galicia attempted to recover a sign Schiller had taken from him.