Donald Trump’s longtime CFO “perjured” himself in depositions and felt “able” to circumvent the law when his boss was in the White House, his former daughter-in-law Jennifer Weisselberg said on Sunday.
And he will “return” to Trump to save his two sons, she told MSNBC. “When it comes to being 75, you have to look for what’s best for your own family,” Weisselberg added. “The organization has major problems.
Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg and his sons changed “dramatically” when they “came to power with the presidency,” she said.
“It really went to their heads. They were extremely empowered and had no responsibility, ”she said. “Weisselberg is lying. He perjured himself with the presidential nomination committee, with most of the depositions.
Now that “there is a personal criminal investigation on him and they are going really strong with his children – Barry and Jack.” … It’s going to rock, ”said Jennifer Weisselberg, who was married to Barry for 14 years until 2018.
Barry ran Wollman Rink in Central Park for Trump, and Jack works for a commercial real estate lender that has made several loans to the Trump Organization.
New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) has been leading a criminal investigation into Allen Weisselberg’s personal taxes for months – and has also launched a criminal investigation into the Trump organization.
A parallel investigation into possible loan, banking and insurance fraud by the Trump Organization and its agents is being led by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. Weisselberg.
In addition, investigators from both offices asked about perceived “untaxed” benefits for Allen Weisselberg and his son Barry, The Washington Post reported last month. The goal is to convince the Weisselbergs to cooperate with information about Trump, sources said. None of the Weisselbergs have been charged with wrongdoing.
Jennifer Weisselberg, who spoke to investigators and handed them boxes of financial documents and digital information, said she was stunned last week when Vance appointed a special grand jury to review the evidence against the Trump Organization and company executives, including Trump.
“I lost my breath,” she said. “I didn’t know it was going to happen so soon. I expected this to happen “at some point,” but I was shocked. “
Check out Weisselberg’s full interview in the video clip at the top.
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