Transcript for Trump University Lawsuits Settled for $25 Million
As Trout it deals would be swirling controversies over his picks for these top jobs he's also moving. To put and older controversy to rest the president elect has now agreed to settle several lawsuits from people who claim. Trump university was a fraud the New York attorney Carol calling this a stunning reversal. Here's ABC's Rebecca Jarvis. This is actually a good. Went on around this morning attorneys for president alike to Donald Trump have settled all three fraud cases against the now defunct trump university for. For 25 million dollars and no admission abroad do it. Everybody who was enrolled in this school pack and who wants their money back we'll get. Over half their money back. New York attorney general Eric Snider man who brought one of the suits against the program saying it amounted to a stunning reversal by Donald Trump. Any major victory for the more than 6000 victims of his quote. Gradually university. While campaigning trump vowed to never settle the claim. I could've settled it I just choose not to in fact when I ran this or what can you settle up that case I don't wanna settle. And trump and his attorneys have long defended the program. Saying it imparted valuable knowledge and that a vast majority of former students were happy with their experience. He was willing to put his personal interest in his personal beliefs aside. And focus on the issues that are facing the country. The allegations of fraud involving trump university were set to make headlines at trial scheduled to begin later this month. Before judge bins own puree all who trump criticized during his campaign. Alleging the US board judge was biased because he is the son of Mexican immigrants. But this morning it appears those cases will not go to trial. For Good Morning America wrote back and sharp ABC news New York.
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