Could Trump’s missing signature force him to be deposed?

It remains unclear, however, whether Mr. Trump, as president, can be held accountable for that offense.

That’s where the missing signature comes in.

Earlier this year, Ms. Clifford’s lawyer, Michael Avenatti, filed a civil lawsuit against Mr. Trump and Mr. Cohen, claiming that the non-disclosure contract was “null and void” because Mr. Trump left empty the line where he was meant to write his name.