Trump Org controller deemed hostile at trial, pins fraud on embattled CFO Allen Weisselberg
Former Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg enters the courtroom in Manhattan Supreme Court on Aug. 18, 2022, in New York City. - Pool/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — The loyal controller of the Trump Organization was declared a hostile witness Monday as he sought to absolve his longtime employer of criminal wrongdoing for a multi-year tax fraud scheme by pinning it all on his boss. Testifying for the prosecution under immunity, Jeffrey McConney, a senior vice president, admitted to regularly helping executives cheat on their taxes while working down the hall from Donald Trump on Fifth Ave. The primary beneficiaries, said the 67-year-old McConney, were the senior-most Trump Org executives outside of the Trump family: his boss, Chief Financial Off...