Depositions by former President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. in the New York Attorney General’s civil investigation into the family’s business practices have been delayed, the office said Friday. of the New York Attorney General.
The AG’s office said the postponement was due to the death of Ivana Trump, the former president’s ex-wife and mother of Ivanka and Donald Jr., on Thursday.
“In light of the passing of Ivana Trump yesterday, we have received a request from the attorney for Donald Trump and his children to adjourn all three depositions, which we have agreed to,” the office said in a statement. “This is a temporary delay and depositions will be rescheduled as soon as possible. There is no further information on dates or otherwise to be provided at this time.”
“We extend our condolences to the Trump family,” the statement added.
The New York Attorney General’s office has been investigating potential discrepancies in how the Trump Organization values certain assets when seeking loans or when pursuing tax breaks.
Trump has long denied any wrongdoing during the years-long investigation.
Ivana Trump died Thursday at her New York home at the age of 73. She was found unresponsive and unconscious at the bottom of a flight of stairs in her Upper East Side apartment, according to law enforcement sources. A medical examiner will determine the cause of death, police said.
She and Donald Trump married in 1977 and divorced in 1992.