Newly released video obtained by CBS News provides the first look at former President Donald Trump's deposition last summer in the New York attorney general's civil fraud investigation.
Trump sat for questioning under oath on Aug. 10, and the video shows him politely answering the opening questions from state Attorney General Letitia James.
Former President Donald Trump at his deposition in a New York fraud investigation, Aug. 10, 2022.
Those sections of Trump's deposition were no longer confidential once the exhibit was filed.
That office initially denied CBS News' request, under New York's Freedom of Information Law, for video that aligned with those transcript portions.
After the deposition concluded, Trump issued a public statement saying that he had exercised his Fifth Amendment right and refused to answer.
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