In a one-page signed affidavit filed in court Friday, Trump wrote, “To the best of my knowledge, (i) any of the documents requested in the petition filed with me on December 1, 2021, are my personal possession. I am not; and (ii) if there are any documents in response to the petition, I am sure they will be in the possession or custody of the Trump organization. The Attorney General’s Office. “
Trump signed the document on April 27, the day the judge issued a written order in which he was arrested for contempt of court and fined 10,000 10,000 a day. The former president has appealed against the order.
Trump’s lawyer also submitted an affidavit stating that he had checked the record and told a judge during the hearing that he had gone to Florida to speak with Trump himself.
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