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NYPD Removes Barricades Around Trump Tower

Gothamist reports: For nearly five years, since Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, the sidewalks and streets around Trump Tower have been blanketed in a maze of NYPD barricades and security theater. On Wednesday, the police department removed the last of the barricades around 56th and 5th Avenue, and New Yorkers are now free to walk past the former president’s …

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NYPD Slashes Security Presence At Trump Tower

The New York Post reports: The NYPD’s security presence at Trump Tower is going to be significantly scaled-back now that its namesake has turned over the role of commander-in-chief to President Biden, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday. Hizzoner announced the reduction in security around the Midtown skyscraper one day after Biden was inaugurated as president. “It’s still obviously a …

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Forbes: Trump Lied At Debate, China Pays Him Millions

Forbes reports: President Donald Trump, who declared “I don’t make money from China” in Thursday night’s presidential debate, has in fact collected millions of dollars from government-owned entities in China since he took office. Forbes estimates that at least $5.4 million has flowed into the president’s business from a lease agreement involving a state-owned bank in Trump Tower. The Industrial …

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Cultist Defaces BLM Mural At Trump Tower [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Police in New York City are investigating after a masked person dumped red paint on a Black Lives Matter street mural painted in front of Trump Tower. Twitter user Oscar Vela posted a video of a person who walked up to the “V” in “Black Lives Matter,” took a can of paint out of a paper bag …

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Cultists Clash With Protesters At Trump Tower [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: The giant new “Black Lives Matter” sign in front of Trump Tower has become a flashpoint for protesters clashing over the statement. One woman screamed “F–k you” at Black Lives Matter protesters, giving double middle-finger salutes — also making exaggerated coughing and sneezing gestures seemingly to scare rivals during the pandemic. Wearing an “All Lives …

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De Blasio Helps Paint BLM Mural Outside Trump Tower

NBC New York reports: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed a roller Thursday to paint “Black Lives Matter” in front of the namesake Manhattan tower of President Donald Trump, who tweeted last week that the street message would be “a symbol of hate.” De Blasio was flanked by his wife, Chirlane McCray, and the Rev. Al Sharpton as …

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NYC Begins Painting BLM Mural Outside Trump Tower

The New York Daily News reports: The city will start painting a massive Black Lives Matter mural on the street in front of President Trump’s namesake Midtown skyscraper on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter. The paint job — which will span the entire Fifth Avenue block between 56th and 57th Streets in front of Trump Tower …

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Trump Calls Planned BLM Street Mural A “Symbol Of Hate,” Painting It Will “Denigrate Luxury Fifth Avenue”

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump blasted New York City’s plan to paint the phrase “Black Lives Matter” on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, calling it a “symbol of hate” and demanding the city spend the money on policing instead. NYC officials said last week they would emulate other cities and paint the message in large letters on …

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“Black Lives Matter” To Be Painted Outside Trump Tower

The New York Times reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio has ignited a new feud with President Trump by ordering the words “Black Lives Matter” to be painted in large yellow letters on the street outside of Trump Tower. The words are expected to be painted in the coming week on Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, according to the …

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Log Cabin Hosts Homocon Fundraiser At Trump Tower

From the EventBrite invitation: Carl DeMaio for Congress- Help us flip the House Red again! Join Log Cabin Republicans New York chapter and other Empire state groups support Carl DeMaio in being the first openly Gay Republican elected to congress! Host committee: Ashton Theodore Randle, Charles Moran, Torrey Shearer, Thomas Weirich, Benjamin Franco, Andrew Agnello. To join the committee RSVP …

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Trump Tower Tenants Robbed In “Inside Job” [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Detectives are investigating reports of heists of about $350,000 worth of jewelry from residents in Manhattan’s Trump Tower. The jewelry was allegedly swiped from two apartments in the building where President Trump owns a penthouse triplex, police said. A 33-year-old woman told police her $117,000 Graff diamond bracelet was taken from her 59th floor apartment after she …

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Feds Move To Seize Manafort’s Trump Tower Condo

The Huffington Post reports: The U.S. government has formally moved to seize control of the Trump Tower apartment of Paul Manafort, a convicted felon and former Trump campaign chairman, according to court filings on Friday obtained by HuffPost. As part of a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Manafort was forced to forfeit five of his New York properties …

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Manhattan Trump Tower Units Now Selling At A Loss

Bloomberg reports: Trump Tower, once the crown jewel in Donald Trump’s property empire, now ranks as one of the least desirable luxury properties in Manhattan. The 36-year-old building has been turned into a fortress since Trump won the presidency, ringed with concrete barriers and the two main entrances partially blocked off. It hasn’t been substantially updated in years. And Trump’s …

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Erik Prince: I Was At 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

The Huffington Post reports: Erik Prince, former head of mercenary business Blackwater, revealed in a bombshell interview Friday that he attended a meeting in Trump Tower with Donald Trump Jr. and a representative of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to discuss “Iran policy” during the presidential campaign. The interview marked the first time Prince has publicly acknowledged such …

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Senate Told Junior’s Blocked Calls Weren’t With Daddy

CNN reports: Senate investigators have obtained new information showing Donald Trump Jr.’s mysterious phone calls ahead of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting were not with his father, three sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN. Records provided to the Senate Intelligence Committee show the calls were between Trump Jr. and two of his business associates, the sources said, and …

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Russian At Trump Meeting Charged With Obstruction

Talking Points Memo reports: Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who attended the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting with then-candidate Donald Trump’s inner circle, was charged last month with obstruction of justice, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday. Prosecutors accuse Veselnitskaya of lying about her cooperation with a “Senior Russian prosecutor” in drafting “supposed investigative findings” for an asset forfeiture case …

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NEW YORK CITY: Petition Calls For Renaming Trump Tower Block As “President Barack H. Obama Avenue”

The Hill reports: Thousands of people have signed a petition in New York City to rename the block in front of Trump Tower after former President Obama. A MoveOn petition started by Elizabeth Rowin is calling for the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets to be renamed “President Barack H. Obama Avenue.” The petition would require President …

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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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