According to a new report from NBC news, former President Trump “has been ordered to give testimony under oath Monday in a lawsuit brought by a group of demonstrators who say his security guards roughed them up outside Trump Tower in New York.”
State Supreme Court Justice Doris Gonzalez, a Bronx Democrat ordered the deposition.
Trump must also appear for a videotaped deposition prior to the trial.
The trial involves a group of protesters who allege they were assaulted by Trump’s security guards outside Trump Tower in 2015 after the protested over his comments about illegal immigrants.
“The decision is not surprising. It may be newsworthy, but it’s not surprising. No one is above the law, including the president of the United States,” said Attorney Benjamin Dictor, who represents the plaintiffs.