Her father went on the attack. Her brothers backed away. And on Wednesday, Ivanka Trump calmly sidestepped accusations that her family’s business prospered thanks to a lie.
Ms. Trump, the fourth member of her family to take the witness stand in the civil fraud case brought by the New York attorney general, was questioned for five hours about her father’s net worth and the loans he received because of it.
While some evidence suggested that Ms. Trump had dealt directly with her father’s annual financial statements, which listed the value of his assets, she said that her focus had been elsewhere.