Trump summoned to testify in New York court on October 18

US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he makes his way to board Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC.
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AMMAN — On Friday, A court order was issued requiring the former US President Donald Trump to testify in a case filed against him by activists, according to Al-Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

The case is regarding Trump’s guards for assaulting a group of activists during a 2015 protest in New York.

Bloomberg agency stated that the judge of New York State court Doris M. Gonzalez summoned Trump to testify via video conference on October 18.

The defendants claim that Trump’s guards attacked them in 2015 while they were protesting against the former president’s statements about Mexican immigrants and the Black Lives Matter movement. The protests took place outside Trump’s tower in New York City. 

Trump announced his campaign for president three months before the events took place. During his campaign, he gave a speech in which he denounced the upsurge of Mexicans to the US and described them as “rapists and smugglers.”

Gonzalez previously called on Trump to testify in the same case in 2019, while he was president, and stated that he could not be compelled to testify.
In July 2021, the judge rejected Trump’s attempts to abolish the warrants, which ordered him to testify in the same case.

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