Former US President Donald Trump, whose home in Mar-a-Lago was previously raided, refused to testify, according to The New York Times.
He referred to the Fifth Amendment to the US Constitution, which gives the right to citizens not to testify against themselves.
For several hours, answering questions from New York Attorney General Letitia James, he repeated the same answer, the newspaper writes.
When In this, Trump accused the Attorney General of the “greatest witch hunt in history.” country.
“I once asked, 'If you're innocent, why are you using the Fifth Amendment? Now I know the answer, — said the former American leader. According to him, he was persecuted by the authorities and the media, which leaves him “absolutely no choice” but to remain silent.
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