Tag Archives: Trump Crime Family

Court Lifts Restraining Order On Mary Trump’s Book

The Washington Post reports: A New York court on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order against the publication of a book by President Trump’s niece, enabling publisher Simon & Schuster to continue printing and distributing the explosive insider account by Mary L. Trump. A state Supreme Court’s appellate division on Wednesday lifted the restraining order that had been imposed on …

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Court Temporarily Blocks Book By Trump’s Niece

Vice News reports: A judge in New York State just slapped a temporary restraining order on President Trump’s niece, ordering her to hold off on publishing her damning tell-all book about her uncle until the court can issue a final ruling. The decision marks a near-term victory for Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, in his legal battle to keep Mary …

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Trump’s Brother Again Sues To Stop Mary Trump’s Book

Law.com reports: President Donald Trump’s brother sued his niece in Dutchess County Supreme Court Friday in his latest attempt to block publication of her upcoming book about the president and his family. The suit, which was filed by Robert Trump’s attorney, Charles Harder, follows the speedy dismissal of a petition filed in Queens County Surrogate’s Court in connection with the …

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Trump Seeks Restraining Order To Stop His Niece’s Book

Trump has been having a lot of angst over books lately: President Trump’s family is seeking a temporary restraining order to try to block publication of a tell-all book by the president’s niece, Mary L. Trump. Ms. Trump is the daughter of the president’s late brother, Fred Trump Jr., and her book, “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family …

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Trump: My Niece’s Book Is “Not Allowed” Due To NDA

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: In his first public comments on the matter, President Trump told Axios that his niece, Mary Trump, is “not allowed” to write her forthcoming book about him because doing so would violate a nondisclosure agreement she signed. Driving the news: “She’s not allowed to write a book,” Trump told me. “You know, when we settled …

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Eric Trump Promotes Poll Asking If Biden Has Dementia

From Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire: Is Joe Biden experiencing dementia? That’s a question the pollsters at Zogby International posed to 1,007 “likely voters.” The results were surprising: 55% said they think the former vice president, 77, “is in the early stages of dementia.” “Overall, subgroups who normally approve of Trump’s job as president, were the most likely to believe Biden …

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SCOTLAND: Trump Resort To Get Million Dollar Bailout As He Boasts About Not Asking For US Bailout Money

NBC News reports: Scottish golf courses owned by President Donald Trump’s businesses stand to benefit from more than a million dollars of taxpayer money, as part of a coronavirus relief program run by the Scottish government, according to government officials and an executive at one of Trump’s companies. The financial relief is aimed at helping the country’s tourism and leisure …

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Public Paid $77,000 For Junior To Kill Endangered Sheep

From the government watchdog group CREW: Donald Trump Jr.’s controversial trophy hunting trip to Mongolia cost taxpayers nearly $60,000 more than the government previously disclosed, according to documents obtained by CREW after suing over a Freedom of Information Act request. CREW originally received Secret Service documents in March that showed that Secret Service protection for the trip cost at least …

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Court Okays Pyramid Scheme Suit Against Trump Org

Newsweek reports: A federal judge ruled today that a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump engaged in fraud by promoting a pyramid scheme will not be delayed. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield ruled that the class action lawsuit can move forward despite Trump’s legal counsel requesting a stay. The lawsuit, led by four anonymous plaintiffs, claims that the Trump and his …

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Feds Have Paid For 1600 Room Nights At Trump Hotels

The Washington Post reports: The U.S. government has paid at least $970,000 to President Trump’s company since Trump took office — including payments for more than 1,600 nightly room rentals at Trump’s hotels and clubs, according to federal records obtained by The Washington Post. Since March, The Post has catalogued an additional $340,000 in such payments. They were almost all …

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Trump Org Seeks Bailout Money From UK And Ireland

Bloomberg News reports: The Trump Organization is seeking U.K. and Irish bailout money to help cover wages for bartenders, bagpipers and other employees furloughed from its European golf properties because of the coronavirus lockdown. Overseas businesses owned by U.S. President Donald Trump can tap government funds meant to help retain workers. In the U.S., by contrast, they’re specifically written out …

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Trump Org Seeks Rent Relief From Trump Admin

The New York Times reports: President Trump’s signature hotel in the nation’s capital wants a break on its rent. The landlord determining the fate of the request is Mr. Trump’s own administration. Trump International Hotel, just a few blocks from the White House, had been a favored gathering place for lobbyists, foreign dignitaries and others hoping to score points with …

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Trump Appeals To Block Release Of “Apprentice” Tapes

Law & Crime reports: President Donald Trump and three of his adult children have filed a notice of appeal in a New York City federal court after last week suffering a major defeat over a bid to keep a fraud and deceptive trade practices lawsuit out of the public judicial system. They’ve also moved to stop ongoing discovery efforts. Part …

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Secret Service Protected Trump Family On 4000 Trips In Last Three Years, Often For Trump Org-Related Business

Via Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics: Last fiscal year, the Trump family took more trips that required Secret Service protection than the Obama family took in seven, according to a budget document released by the Treasury Department. On average, Obama’s family took 133.3 protected trips per year, while the Trump family has taken an average of 1,625 annually. Much of …

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Court Orders Release Of Unaired Apprentice Tapes

Related to the previous JMG post. The Hollywood Reporter reports: Journalists, litigants and even actor Tom Arnold for years have been trying to get their hands on unaired footage from The Celebrity Apprentice that allegedly incriminates Donald Trump — and on Thursday a New York federal judge ordered MGM to hand over tapes in a lawsuit over an alleged multilevel …

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Trump Org Suffers Defeat In Racketeering Suit Battle

Law & Crime reports: President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump and the Trump Organization just suffered a major defeat in federal court–losing a battle to have a years-old so-called “racketeering enterprising” lawsuit against them decided via secret arbitration. Those claims are now all but certain to be litigated publicly. The class action plaintiffs originally filed suit …

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Trump Organization Lays Off, Furloughs 1500 Staffers

The Washington Post reports: The Trump Organization has laid off or furloughed about 1,500 employees at hotels in the United States and Canada as the coronavirus pandemic inflicts further pain on the president’s private business. With most of President Trump’s hotels and clubs closed amid stay-at-home orders around the world, the Trump Organization has responded by slashing costs, much like …

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Trump Organization Seeks Relief From Loans, Leases

The New York Times reports: All over the country, businesses large and small are seeking breathing room from their lenders, landlords and business partners as they face the financial fallout from the coronavirus crisis. President Trump’s family company is among those looking for help. With some of its golf courses and hotels closed amid the economic lockdown, the Trump Organization …

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REPORT: Trump Org Bribed NYC Property Tax Assessors

ProPublica reports: The Trump Organization paid bribes, through middlemen, to New York City tax assessors to lower its property tax bills for several Manhattan buildings in the 1980s and 1990s, according to five former tax assessors and city employees as well as a former Trump Organization employee. Two of the five city employees said they personally took bribes to lower …

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