Donald Trump Jr. has been left less than impressed with a courtroom sketch made of him while he was defending himself in New York this week.
The son of the former President Donald Trump is a co-defendant in a trial initiated by New York Attorney General Letitia James. He is accused of fraudulently inflating the value of assets to secure advantageous loans and insurance deals.
James is pursuing a minimum of $250 million in damages and a lifelong prohibition on Trump and his sons from conducting business in the state of New York.
During the trial this week, Trump Jr. testified that he was not involved in the accounting that went into the financial statements, describing that as the work of the company’s accountants. Trump Jr. and his younger brother Eric run the Trump Organization as executive vice-presidents. They have denied falsifying business records and insurance fraud, as has their father, the owner.
Newsweek has contacted the Trump Organization via email for comment.
Trump Jr. posted one of the sketches on Instagram, along with the caption: “Follow up to yesterday’s post. WTF [What the f***] Fat slob SBF [Sam Bankman-Fried, convicted fraudster and former cryptocurrency entrepreneur] gets to look like a superhero Zac Efron and I look Kermit the fricken frog in our courtroom drawings… It ain’t right.”
Trump Jr. had requested that courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg, who was on assignment for Reuters, “make me look sexy,” according to The Washington Post.
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