Trump sues niece, NY Times over records behind '18 tax story
Trump Taxes Lawsuit FILE - In this July 11, 2021, file photo former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas. Mary Trump identified herself in a book published last year as the source of the documents provided to the Times. Trump’s lawsuit alleges Mary Trump, the Times and its reporters “were motivated by a personal vendetta” against him and a desire to push a political agenda. Mary Trump, 56, is the daughter of Donald Trump’s brother, Fred Trump Jr., who died in 1981 at age 42. The documents including financial records, accountings, tax returns, bank statements, and legal papers pertaining to Donald Trump, Fred Trump and their businesses, Trump’s lawsuit said.wftv.com
Trump sues niece, NY Times over records behind '18 tax story
Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a bombshell 2018 story about his family’s wealth and tax practices that was based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper’s reporters.
Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millions
FILE - This Sept. 23, 2020, file photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, in Washington. At a briefing, White House spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany denied any fraud was committed against Mary Trump. Mary Trump and her brother, Fred Trump III, inherited various real estate business interests when her father, Fred Trump Jr., died in 1981 at 42 after a struggle with alcoholism. It said the action amounted to “unfathomable cruelty” because Fred Trump III's third child, born hours after Fred Trump Sr.'s funeral, was having seizures and required extensive medical care including months in a neonatal intensive care unit. In keeping with a confidentiality clause in a settlement of the dispute over Fred Trump Sr.'s will, lawyers for Mary Trump refused to say how much she received.
Robert Trump, the presidents younger brother, dead at 71
"It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight," Donald Trump said in a statement. Robert Trump had reportedly been hospitalized in the intensive care unit for several days that same month. When he worked in the Trump Organization, he was known as the nice Trump," Gwenda Blair, a Trump family biographer, told The Associated Press. Once a regular boldface name in Manhattans social pages, Robert Trump had kept a lower profile in recent years. Before divorcing his first wife, Blaine Trump, more than a decade ago, Robert Trump had been active on Manhattans Upper East Side charity circuit.
Trump's younger brother, Robert, is hospitalized in New York
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, according to the White House. The president is expected to visit his 72-year-old brother at a hospital in Manhattan on Friday, according to White House spokesperson Judd Deere. The White House did not immediately release details about why Robert Trump had been hospitalized. Robert Trump recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Trump family seeking to stop publication of a tell-all book by the presidents niece Mary titled Too Much and Never Enough." Robert Trump had previously worked for his older brother at the Trump Organization.
Mary Trump's book offers devastating portrayal of president
NEW YORK President Donald Trumps niece offered a devastating portrayal of him in a book that credits a perfect storm of catastrophes" for exposing the president at his worst. Early copies of the book, slated for publication next week, became available on Tuesday. Mary Trump is the daughter of Fred Trump Jr., the presidents elder brother, who died in 1981. Robert Trump had argued in legal papers that Mary Trump was subject to a 20-year-old agreement between family members that no one would publish accounts involving the core family members without their approval. In the book, Mary Trump writes that current challenges have weakened the president's usual tools for shielding himself from blame.
Tell-all book by Trump niece to be released next week
NEW YORK A tell-all book by President Donald Trump's niece that has been the subject of a legal battle will be released next week. Publisher Simon & Schuster cited high interest and extraordinary interest in the book by Mary Trump titled Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the Worlds Most Dangerous Man. The book was originally set for release on July 28, but will now arrive on July 14. Mary Trump is the daughter of Fred Trump Jr., the presidents elder brother, who died in 1981. Mary L. Trump has the education, insight, and intimate familiarity needed to reveal what makes Donald, and the rest of her clan, tick, a release about the book said. The book is expected to include a number of allegations about President Trump, including how his upbringing led to his worldview and the derision he showed his father after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump's niece
A tell-all book by President Donald Trumps niece cannot be published until a judge decides the merits of claims by the presidents brother that its publication would violate a pact among family members, a judge said Tuesday. The book, scheduled to be published in July, was written by Mary Trump, the daughter of Fred Trump Jr., the presidents elder brother, who died in 1981. Robert Trump argues Mary Trump must comply with a written agreement among family members that such a book cannot be published without permission from other family members. Mary Trumps lawyer, Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., and her publisher, Simon & Schuster, promised an immediate appeal. Charles Harder, an attorney for Robert Trump, said his client was very pleased."
NYC judge rejects Trump family effort to halt tell-all book
WASHINGTON A New York City judge has dismissed a claim by Donald Trumps brother that sought to halt the publication of a tell-all book by the presidents niece. In a ruling handed down on Thursday, Judge Peter Kelly said the Surrogates Court lacked jurisdiction in the case. Mary Trump is the daughter of Fred Trump Jr., the presidents elder brother, who died in 1981. Robert Trumps lawyers filed court papers earlier this week arguing that Mary Trump and others had signed a settlement agreement that would prohibit her from writing the book. The agreement related to the will of Donald Trumps father, New York real estate developer Fred Trump.
Why President Trump Wishes His Relationship With His Late Brother Had Been Different
President Trump is expressing regret over his relationship with his late brother. Fred Trump Jr. died when he was just 42 after suffering a heart attack due to alcoholism. Fred Jr., Trump said, only ever wanted to be an airline pilot, a job he did for just a short time. But the brothers' father, Fred Trump Sr., dismissed the job as little more than "a chauffeur in the sky," the Post reported. The interview is remarkable, Kranish told Inside Edition, because it's one of the few times the president has ever admitted a mistake publicly.