Trump 'would never sacrifice himself for his kids if prosecutors went after them', his niece Mary Trump says

DONALD Trump would never sacrifice himself for his children if they were criminally investigated, the former president's niece has said.

Mary Trump claims her famous uncle "would fully expect" his five kids "to take a hit for him" but "would never do anything to protect them if it were at his expense".

Speaking to CNN she said: "What’s good for him has always been his only calculus. Really, that’s the only calculation he makes ever."

Asked by Chris Cuomo "would he take one for his kids" if prosecutors "came after them" Mary said: "No, he wouldn’t."

Mary, who wrote a tell all book about her family and is the daughter of Donald's late brother Fred, added: "I think if that were to happen, if prosecutors were to go after his children, he would fully expect them to take a hit for him, to benefit him.

"What he probably doesn’t understand is that’s not really how it works. You know, they always try to get people to flip so they can go after the bigger target."

She added: "But Donald would never imagine in a million years that his children would do that, although I’m fairly sure they would. So if that indeed happens, it’s going to be fascinating, because he would never do anything to protect them if it were at his expense."

The New York attorney general's office last month announced that their probe into the Trump Organization was now criminal in nature.

Donald Trump Jr, who works for the family business alongside brother Eric, then slammed AG Letitia James as having a vendetta against his father.

The former president is also being investigated by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.

Mary said that after knowing the Republican "her whole life" she believes "this is somebody who’s never changed".

She added: "He doesn’t evolve. He has one thing he cares about, and that’s himself. That will never, ever change, no matter who gets in his way, no matter who gets hurt, even if it’s his kids."

Trump ally Roger Stone has already predicted Trump will be indicted on federal fraud charges in the coming weeks.

"I would be shocked if they did not come forward with a fabricated indictment for bank fraud or tax fraud against the former president [Donald Trump] by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.," Stone said.

Vance's investigation concerns a variety of matters, such as hush-money payments paid to women on Trump’s behalf, property valuations and employee compensation.

The investigation also includes scrutiny of Trump’s relationship with his lenders, a land donation he made to qualify for an income tax deduction, and tax write-offs his company claimed on millions of dollars in consulting fees it paid.

The district attorney appears to be targeting Allen Weisselberg, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization.

James announced over the summer that her office had filed a suit to force the Trump Organization to comply with subpoenas related to the investigation into whether the former president's company inflated the value of its assets on financial statements.

Weisselberg has not been accused or charged with any crime and Trump has denied all allegations of wrongdoing.

The DA's probe began after Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen paid hush money to silence two women, including porn star Stormy Daniels, before the 2016 election about alleged sexual encounters with Trump.

Cohen started working for the Trump Organization in 2006, and in 2018 he was sentenced to three years for his involvement in assisting tax evasion and campaign finance fraud. He was released last April.

The NYAG and NYDA are investigating how the Trump Organization assessed the value of Seven Springs – a 212-acre estate located north of Manhattan.

It was purchased in 1995 and Trump's company has claimed the mansion on the grounds was used as a family retreat.

The former president had aspirations to build a golf course and luxury homes but plans never materialized.

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