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New Criminal Probe Into NY Trump Org Golf Club

The New York Times reports: Former President Donald J. Trump’s family business, which is already under indictment in Manhattan, is facing a criminal investigation by another prosecutor’s office that has begun to examine financial dealings at a golf course the company owns, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The district attorney’s office in suburban Westchester County, N.Y., has …

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Trump: Junior “Couldn’t Be Beaten” In Run For Office

The Insider reports: Former President Donald Trump said he’d throw his support behind his son, Donald Trump Jr., should he choose to run for public office in the future. “I would help him,” Trump told Washington Examiner’s David Drucker in an interview for his new book, “In Trump’s Shadow: The Battle for 2024 and the Future of the GOP,” which …

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WSJ: Trump Org Close To Deal To Sell DC Hotel

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former President Donald Trump’s family company is in advanced discussions to sell the rights to its opulent Washington, D.C., hotel in a deal worth more than $370 million, say people familiar with the matter. CGI Merchant Group, a Miami-based investment firm, is in talks to acquire the lease on the hotel, these people said. The …

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House Panel: Trump Lied About Loan By Foreign Bank

From the House Committee on Oversight and Reform: The documents provided by GSA raise new and troubling questions about former President Trump’s lease with GSA and the agency’s ability to manage the former President’s conflicts of interest during his term in office when he was effectively on both sides of the contract, as landlord and tenant. Specifically, the Committee found …

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Docs Show Trump’s DC Hotel Lost $70M Since 2017

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump’s luxury Washington hotel lost more than $70 million while he was in office despite reaping millions in payments from foreign governments, according to federal documents released by the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on Friday. The committee, chaired by Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), released hundreds of pages of financial documents on the …

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Trump Falls Off Forbes List Of 400 Richest Americans

Forbes reports: Donald Trump is worth an estimated $2.5 billion, leaving him $400 million short of the cutoff to make this year’s Forbes 400 list of America’s richest people. The real estate mogul is just as wealthy as he was a year ago, when he stood at No. 339 on the ranking, but he is down $600 million since the …

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Trump’s NYT Lawsuit Admits Their Reporting Was True

Mediaite reports: 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 …

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Eric Trump To Headline QAnon/Anti-Vax Conference

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump will give the keynote speech next month at an anti-vaccine conference, marking the latest alliance between the Trump family and the GOP’s fringiest elements. Trump is set to speak at the Truth About Cancer Live! convention between Oct. 22 and 24 in Nashville, joining a speakers’ lineup that includes some of …

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Lender Downgrades $100 Million Trump Tower Debt

Bloomberg News reports: A $100 million loan on Donald Trump’s Fifth Avenue tower was moved to a watch list Monday because of “lower average occupancy,” according to information compiled by Wells Fargo & Co. The debt, sponsored by the former president himself, is secured by the 244,482 square feet (22,700 square meters) of office and retail space in Trump Tower. …

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Eric Trump: Every Day I Get Subpoena After Subpoena

“The problem with the Democrats is they dig so deep that they always find themselves. And the reason I’m frustrated about this is every single day since my father ran for president, my father and our entire family and our company has been under investigation. “Every single day, Maria, we get subpoena after subpoena after subpoena. But, I mean, they …

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Trump Letter Demands Georgia Decertify 2020 Election

Newsweek reports: Nearly a year after the 2020 presidential race, Donald Trump is once again asking Georgia’s top election official to decertify President Joe Biden’s win. In a letter sent Friday, Trump accused Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Governor Brian Kemp of fighting “so hard that the election truth not be told.” The former president sent the two …

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Axios: Trump Near Deal To Sell Washington DC Hotel

Axios reports: Former President Trump is in advanced talks to sell rights to his Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., sources tell Axios. The removal of Trump’s big, golden name from Pennsylvania Avenue would be a symbolic bombshell savored by opponents. The historic building became a prop and symbol for both sides in the political wars. The hotel was a …

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Trump Refunds More Millions In Donations Scam

The New York Times reports: The aggressive fund-raising tactics that former President Donald J. Trump deployed late in last year’s presidential campaign have continued to spur an avalanche of refunds into 2021, with Mr. Trump, the Republican Party and their shared accounts returning $12.8 million to donors in the first six months of the year, newly released federal records show. …

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Loser Mocks US Olympians: “Woke Means You Lose”

The Hill reports: Former President Trump on Thursday criticized an old target — the U.S. women’s national soccer team — by saying players would have won the gold medal and not the bronze at the Olympics if they weren’t “woke.” “Woke means you lose, everything that is woke goes bad, and our soccer team certainly has,” Trump said in a …

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Trump Wants Cultists To Carry His $50 “Trump Cards”

The Insider reports: Donald Trump wants his supporters to carry “Trump Cards.” The Trump camp sent two emails on August 4 asking supporters to get on board with carrying the red and gold cards, which look like credit cards and bear the former president’s signature. “The card you select will be carried by Patriots all around the Country. They will …

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Trump Lawyers Beg Court To Block Release Of His Taxes

NBC News reports: Lawyers for Donald Trump urged a federal judge Wednesday to block the Treasury Department and the IRS from handing his tax returns over to the House Ways and Means Committee. The committee’s stated reason for seeking the returns, to examine how the IRS audits presidents, is simply a pretext for wanting to look for something embarrassing, the …

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Trump To Fight Release Of Tax Returns To Congress

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former President Donald Trump will fight any move by the Treasury Department to turn over his tax returns to Congress, a lawyer for Mr. Trump said Monday, days after the Justice Department directed the agency to provide the documents to a House panel. “There is no evidence of any wrongdoing here and I object to …

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DOJ Rules That Trump’s Tax Returns Must Be Released

CNBC reports: The income tax returns of former President Donald Trump must be released by the IRS to Congress, the Department of Justice said Friday. The DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel said in an opinion that the House Ways and Means Committee had made a request with a legitimate legislative purpose to see Trump’s tax returns. The decision comes more …

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Reuters: Kushner To “Leave Politics,” Grift Elsewhere

Reuters reports: Jared Kushner, a top adviser to former President Donald Trump, plans to launch an investment firm in coming months, a move that will take him away from politics for the foreseeable future, sources familiar with the plan said on Wednesday. Kushner, the former chief executive of Kushner Companies, who served as the Republican president’s senior adviser in the …

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Trump Org Demotes CFO From Dozens Of Subsidiaries

The Washington Post reports: The Trump Organization has removed indicted Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg from his leadership roles at more than 40 subsidiary companies, according to corporate filings in the U.S. and Scotland. The changes were made last Thursday and Friday, a week after a grand jury in Manhattan indicted Weisselberg on 15 felony counts, including grand larceny and …

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