The Insider reports:
When it comes to Donald Trump’s estimates of his net worth, “questionable,” and “inconsistencies” are words you’d expect to hear only from his accuser, the state of New York.
But on Wednesday, an expert accountant took the stand in Trump’s defense for a second day at the former president’s Manhattan fraud trial, and used these very words to describe the creative math at the center of the case.
“It’s certainly a red flag for me,” testified the expert, Jason Flemmons, referring to an internal, Trump Organization spreadsheet from 2016 displayed on overhead screens in the lower Manhattan courtroom. “I’d want to know more,” Flemmons said of the spreadsheet, in which Trump claimed some $200 million in ready cash.
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Trump’s own fraud-trial expert testifies about ‘glaring’ problems in his financial statements — but blames the accountants https://t.co/Lg7RS1v9XO
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