Donald Trump to Testify Tuesday at Chicago Trial

CHICAGO (AP) -- Donald Trump is set to testify Tuesday at a civil trial where he's accused of enticing investors to buy condos at his Chicago skyscraper with promises of profit-sharing, then quietly reneging on them.

A federal judge said Monday that the developer-turned-TV personality should be ready to take the stand in Chicago on Tuesday afternoon.

The trial stems from a lawsuit filed by Jacqueline Goldberg. She bought two condos for around $1 million apiece in the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago.

In his opening statement, Goldberg's lawyer, Shelly Kulwin, portrayed the sale of condos to his 87-year-old client as a bait and switch. But Trump's attorney, Stephen Novack, said Goldberg was a sophisticated investor who signed documents giving Trump executives the power to withdraw those initial profit-sharing pledges.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
23 WIFR 2523 North Meridian Road Rockford, IL. 61101 Business: 815-987-5300 Fax: 815-965-0981 News: 815-987-5330 Fax: 815-987-5333
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 207348081 - wifr.com/a?a=207348081
Gray Television, Inc.