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Trump was right to plead the Fifth. And he should do it often.

Former President Donald Trump declined to answer questions in a deposition by New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office on Wednesday, invoking his right against self-incrimination. The move follows an announcement that James’ office was considering filing a civil case against Trump over the Trump Organization’s business practices. “Thus...
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New stimulus bill would send New York families thousands

man counting moneyPhoto by Karolina Grabowska (Creative Commons) Tired of having sticker shock every time you go to the store because of what it is doing to your wallet? That's understandable. And, thankfully, there is an exciting new law being proposed from three senators that would likely help you out A new law, called the Family Security Act 2.0.,was introduced by Mitt Romney, Richard Burr, and Steve Daines. This new government program would send money in the amount of $350 per month for each qualifying child ages five years old and under. For families with children ages six to seventeen years old, parents would receive $250 a month for each qualifying child.
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Honig: Pleading the Fifth can be used against Trump in civil case

Former President Donald Trump invoked his Fifth Amendment rights and declined to answer questions from the New York attorney general during a deposition concerning the Trump Organization. CNN’s senior legal analyst Elie Honig explains why this choice could work against Trump.
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‘Carpetbagger’ Mondaire Jones uses Westchester footage in NYC primary ads

Westchester Rep. Mondaire Jones is trying to dodge accusations that he’s a carpetbagger in his run for the newly-drawn NY-10 Congressional District — but the freshman Democrat has been using footage from the suburbs in his ads meant to convince New York City voters he’s one of them. In his two most recent TV ads, Jones — who was born and raised in Rockland County — recycled B-roll footage from his 2020 campaign where he sits with suburban constituents in a diner nowhere near the Lower Manhattan to brownstone Brooklyn district he’s vying to represent. “He believes he can win the race...
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Trump invokes Fifth Amendment during questioning

Former President Donald Trump pleaded the Fifth and refused to testify under oath when he was questioned in connection with a civil investigation by the New York Attorney General's office into alleged fraud by the Trump Organization. This comes after the FBI executed a search warrant on Trump's Florida home in a separate investigation. Robert Costa reports.
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