Trump Sued by Protestors Who Claim They Were Assaulted by His Security Guards

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NBC’s Tom Winter reports on a lawsuit over the alleged assault of protesters by Trump’s security guards.

 

Deposition Transcript Reveals Trump using Fear of being hit by tomatoes as a justification for advocating violence

Rachel Maddow shares a bizarre transcript from a deposition taken from Donald Trump in a civil case in which protesters are suing him for rough treatment at the hands of security outside of Trump Tower, in which a lawyer explores Trump’s unusual preoccupation with the possibility of being injured or killed by a thrown piece of fruit.

 

Trump gives deposition in lawsuit over alleged assault of protesters outside Trump Tower

Greeted with a mix of cheers and shouts, Former President Donald Trump left the Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan after testifying under oath on Monday as part of a civil lawsuit brought by protesters who allege they were assaulted by his security guards in New York in 2015.

Benjamin Dictor, a Labor lawyer who sought Trump’s videotaped testimony in the long-running dispute, spoke to reporters after the deposition wrapped up.

A group of protesters brought the lawsuit in 2015, alleging that Trump’s security guards attacked them while they were demonstrating outside Trump Tower in September of that year over the then-presidential candidate’s comments that Mexican immigrants were “criminals and rapists.”

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