Former President Trump on Wednesday said he declined to answer questions in the New York attorney general’s probe into his business and finances. 

“I once asked, ‘If you’re innocent, why are you taking the Fifth Amendment?’ Now I know the answer to that question,” Trump wrote in a statement on his website.

“When your family, your company, and all the people in your orbit have become the targets of an unfounded, politically motivated Witch Hunt supported by lawyers, prosecutors, and the Fake News Media, you have no choice.”

Trump said that he declined to respond to questioning under the advice of his legal team.... Read More: The Hill