Trump Mary and NYT are suing for more than 2 billion crowns, the subject of the case are the tax records of his business from 1985 to 1994, which show a loss exceeding several tens of billions of crowns. Trump was furious to learn that he had access to data that “destroyed and denied” his reputation as a successful businessman.
The NYT won a Pulitzer Prize for its story of Trump trading in 2019. “The lawsuit is obvious despair on his part,” Mary Trump commented on her uncle’s approach. The ex-president filed the lawsuit this week on Tuesday, specifically blaming his niece, the NYT newspaper as such, and then his three reporters.
Trump and the confidentiality agreement
In the lawsuit, the ex-president claims that the daily forced his niece to smuggle his tax records from the law firm to the NYT newsroom. He recalled that Mary had signed a non-disclosure agreement on family affairs. She entered into the contract in 2001, after a lawsuit over the last will of Frederick Trump, her grandfather and Trump’s father.
“The defendants are involved in an insidious conspiracy to obtain sensitive information, which they subsequently misused for their own benefit and used to falsely legalize their published work.” stands in charge. “Their motivation was personal revenge and a desire to become famous.” adds the lawsuit. Mary Trump laughs at the whole affair.
“I think he’s just a fucking loser, he can’t lose and he kicks all around.” she commented. “It’s despair, it’s flowing into his shoes. And as is often the case with Donald, whenever such a situation arises, he tries to change the subject and divert attention. “ added Mary Trump. During one of the interviews, she admitted that she was proud of herself for providing journalists with her uncle’s tax records. She also does not regret violating the confidentiality agreement.
(Un) successful businessman Trump
An analysis of Trump’s questionable tax practices, including tax returns, was published in May 2019. “Trump seems to have lost more money in a decade than any other US taxpayer.” NYT journalists reported in their article. Trump is in the habit of presenting himself as a brilliant businessman. “He lost so much money that he didn’t have to pay taxes out of ten out of ten years. “ journalists remarked.
When the article was published, the then US President was furious. In addition, he has long refused to disclose his tax returns. Mary Trump talks about Trump and his business and presidency in her book Too Much and Never Enough in her sequel The Clearing.
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