Trump declined to answer oath questions in today’s New York testimony.

NY — Donald Trump invoked the Fifth Amendment and wouldn’t answer questions

Trump came in a motorcade at state Attorney General Letitia James’ offices before 9 a.m. He said more than an hour

later that he “refused to answer questions under the Constitution’s rights and privileges.”

 “When your family, friends the focus of a politically motivated Witch Hunt, you have no choice.”

Trump’s impassioned defences in written statements and at rallies could have backfired

legal experts say, because whatever he says could be utilised in the criminal probe.

The civil probe, sponsored by state Attorney General Letitia James, contains charges

The Manhattan DA has a parallel criminal probe. No ex-president has been criminally charged.