Tag Archives: Trump Tower

Trump Org Sues Man Who Died In Trump Tower Fire

The New York Post reports: The Trump Organization has filed a lawsuit seeking $90,000 in unpaid common charges and fees from a Trump Tower resident– six months after he died in a fire that engulfed his Fifth Avenue apartment. The board of Trump Tower Condominium, through Trump Organization lawyer Sonja Talesnik, filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court late Tuesday ...

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Manafort Forfeited Trump Tower Apartment In Deal

CNBC reports: Take his Trump Tower apartment. Please. Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort told prosecutors he preferred that they seize his apartment in Trump Tower than give up one of the four bank accounts special counsel Robert Mueller’s team was eyeing, Manafort’s plea agreement revealed Friday. President Donald Trump’s own New York residence is in that landmark Fifth Avenue ...

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Trump Tried To Veto Braille In Trump Tower Elevators

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump once tried to veto the use of Braille in the elevators of Trump Tower, and was unaware—and unmoved—by the fact that it was required by federal law, according to a Wednesday report from the New York Daily News. When an architect informed him the Braille was, in fact, mandatory, Trump reportedly responded “Get rid ...

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National Enquirer Releases Ex-Trump Tower Doorman From Contract Barring Talk About Trump Love Child

CNN reports: A former Trump World Tower doorman who says he has knowledge of an alleged affair President Donald Trump had with an ex-housekeeper, which resulted in a child, is now able to talk about a contract he entered with American Media Inc. that had prohibited him from discussing the matter with anyone, according to his attorney. On Friday, Marc ...

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Real Housewives BF Dies Of Overdose In Trump Tower

The New York Post reports: “Real Housewives of New York City” star Bethenny Frankel’s on-again, off-again boyfriend was found dead in his Trump Tower pad Friday of a suspected overdose, sources told The Post. Dennis Shields had asked his assistant to administer Narcan around 9 a.m., believing he was overdosing on prescription pills, sources said. But the 51-year-old lost consciousness ...

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NYC Ends Tax Break For Glorious Leader’s Trump Tower Apartment As It’s No Longer His Primary Residence

The New York Daily News reports: New York City has nixed a $48,000 tax break President Trump was set to receive on his Trump Tower condo following inquiries from the Daily News about whether he is still eligible for the savings. On Tuesday, city records indicated that Trump was set to save $48,834.62 on his tax bill for the year ...

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REVEALED: Cohen Met With Oligarch At Trump Tower Before Inauguration To Discuss US-Russia Relations

The New York Times reports: Eleven days before the presidential inauguration last year, a billionaire Russian businessman with ties to the Kremlin visited Trump Tower in Manhattan to meet with Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen, according to video footage and another person who attended the meeting. In Mr. Cohen’s office on the 26th floor, he ...

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Trump Rages After NYT Reports That Junior Secretly Met With Wealthy Pro-Trump Arab Princes At Trump Tower

Here’s what today’s rant is apparently about: Three months before the 2016 election, a small group gathered at Trump Tower to meet with Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son. One was an Israeli specialist in social media manipulation. Another was an emissary for two wealthy Arab princes. The third was a Republican donor with a controversial past in the ...

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Senate Transcripts: Kushner Was “Infuriated” When Trump Tower Meeting Delivered No Dirt On Hillary

The Daily Beast reports: Jared Kushner became “agitated” and “infuriate[d]” at the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting when a Kremlin-connected lawyer droned on about U.S. sanctions, instead of delivering on a promise to provide damaging information on Hillary Clinton. That’s according to Rob Goldstone, a British music promoter and friend of the Trumps who helped set up the meeting ...

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Michael Cohen Sought $1M From Qatari Government

The Washington Post reports: Michael Cohen, President Trump’s personal attorney, solicited a payment of at least $1 million from the government of Qatar in late 2016, in exchange for access to and advice about the then-incoming administration, according to several people with knowledge of the episode. The offer, which Qatar declined, came on the margins of a Dec. 12 meeting ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Releases Transcripts Of Interviews With Participants Of Trump Tower Meeting

The Hill reports: The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning released the transcripts from a slate of interviews with participants of the now-infamous Trump Tower meeting in June of 2016. Among the transcripts is the panel’s interview of President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., who accepted the meeting with a woman described as a Russian government lawyer offering political ...

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Trump Tower Doorman: I Was Told Not To Criticize Trump’s Housekeeper As They Had A Child Together

“Today I awoke to learn that a confidential agreement I had with AMI [The National Enquirer] with regard to a story about President Trump had been leaked to the press. I can confirm that while working at Trump World Tower, I was instructed not to criticize President Trump’s former housekeeper due to a prior relationship she had with President Trump ...

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Former Trump Tower Doorman Denies He Invented Story About Trump Love Child: I Passed A Polygraph

The Washington Post reports: A spokesman for the Trump Organization on Thursday denied the story that doorman Dino Sajudin told the tabloid: that Trump fathered a child out of wedlock in the late 1980s and that top executives of the Trump Organization, including longtime security chief Matt Calamari, knew about it. “Mr. Sajudin’s claims are completely false,” the Trump Organization ...

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Trump Tower Victim Couldn’t Sell Unit Because Trump

The New York Times reports: Todd Brassner, who died in a fire at Trump Tower on Saturday, loved fast cars, electric guitars, expensive watches and making long, erudite pronouncements about art and art history. He was an art dealer with health problems and a 2015 bankruptcy that listed his apartment as the location of more than $3 million worth of ...

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Trump Lobbied Against Sprinklers In Trump Tower

ABC News New York reports: Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire at Trump Tower in Midtown that left one man dead. The four-alarm fire broke out on the 50th floor just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The fire was placed under control approximately two hours later. Firefighters pulled Todd Brassner, 67, from the 50th floor of the ...

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One Dead, Four Injured In Trump Tower Blaze [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: A man died after being pulled from a four-alarm blaze on the 50th floor of the Trump Tower in New York Saturday evening. The unidentified 67-year-old man was unconscious and unresponsive when he was removed from the Midtown skyscraper and rushed to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital. He was initially listed in critical condition, but pronounced dead later ...

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RNC Is Paying $37K/Month In Trump Tower Rent

CNBC reports: Soon after the Republican National Committee came under pressure for paying legal bills for President Donald Trump and his eldest son in the special counsel’s Russia probe, it started covering expenses for the president’s re-election campaign. The RNC is using campaign funds to pay Trump’s company more than $37,000 a month in rent, and to pay thousands of ...

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Trump Rages About Woman’s Claim Of Forcible Kissing

The Washington Post reports: She believed her best chance to be heard was through sheer repetition, so Rachel Crooks took her seat at the dining table and prepared to tell the story again. She was used to difficult audiences, to skeptics and Internet trolls who flooded her Facebook page with threats, but this was a generous crowd: a dozen women, ...

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Mueller Zeroes In On Trump Tower Coverup [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Mark Corallo, the former spokesman for President Donald Trump’s legal team, will reportedly tell special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators that White House Communications Director Hope Hicks said Donald Trump Jr.’s emails about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians “will never get out.” According to The New York Times, Corallo was concerned that Hicks “could ...

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MANHATTAN: Fire Breaks Out At Trump Tower [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: A fire broke out on the roof of Trump Tower on Monday morning, officials said. Smoke was seen billowing off the top of the Manhattan skyscraper, carrying for several blocks. Firefighters were called to the Fifth Ave. skyscraper, located at East 56thSt., at about 7:20 Monday morning. The blaze broke out in the building’s ...

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