Transcript for Trump Gives Deposition in Celebrity Chef Lawsuit
And another headline involving Donald Trump this evening a newly released video of his deposition in a case that trump brought against a celebrity chef himself. Would back out of the deal after what trump said about Mexicans. ABC's Jonathan Karl with the deposition video. It's something we've just never seen before he major presidential candidate giving sworn legal testimony in the middle of a campaign. It was part of a lawsuit trump himself brought against a celebrity chef who backed out of a deal to open up a restaurant in Trump's new DC hotel. After trump began his presidential campaign by insulting Mexicans. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're raped this did you. Plan in advance what you're gonna say this do you think that there are some. Hispanic patrons who would be less likely to patronize. Any restaurant in any of your hotel or any of your property. It is always possible I just and trump insists the controversy might have actually helped the chef if he had the restaurant it would be helped. As opposed why do you think because you just said it and it had tapped into something and I've tapped into illegal immigration I've tapped him to other things also. And Jonathan Karl with a slide united John this is not trumps only lawsuit. Trump is move most litigious presidential candidate we have ever seen David by one count. 3500. Legal actions over the past thirty years so this was on usual. For presidential candidate but not unusual about strong Jon Karl with a certified and I John thanks as always and the next presidential debate just nine days away now. Sunday October 9 9 PM eastern coal moderated by our own Martha Raddatz. You can see that of course right here on ABC.
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