Donald Trump, by seeking $100 million in damages from Mary Trump and the New York Times, is admitting that the paper’s reporting on his taxes, which he previously called “fake news,” was actually real.
On Tuesday, Trump filed a lawsuit against his niece, as well as several New York Times journalists, for the disclosure of his tax information — but he had previously slammed the tax claims published in several of the paper’s articles as “fake news.”
“It’s totally fake news,” Trump said during a press conference when asked about the New York Times report. “Made up. Fake.” Trump is now suing his niece and the paper for disclosing “confidential and highly-sensitive records” — the same records he deemed “made up” and “totally fake news.”
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Trump Admits in Suit Against His Niece that the NY Times Story on His Taxes — Which He Previously Called ‘Fake News’ — Was Real https://t.co/FBGl1wTFiT
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