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Donald Trump sues his niece and The New York Times for 'conspiracy of treason'

Donald Trump sues his niece and The New York Times for ‘conspiracy of treason’

What exactly is this case?

In the lawsuit filed Tuesday in New York, Trump alleged that the newspaper persuaded Mary Trump to “smuggle documents from her attorney’s office and turn them over to the Times.” This would violate a confidentiality clause she signed in 2001 during an inheritance dispute over Fred Trump, Donald Trump’s father.

Trump is seeking damages from both Mary Trump and the New York Times “in an amount to be determined at trial, but believed to be at least $100 million.”

Was there a lawsuit against Mary Trump before?

shout out. Robert Trump, Donald’s brother, who died in 2020, had previously sued to persuade Mary Trump and her publisher Simon & Schuster. to publish her memoirs. Dat deed zij in 2020 toch onder de titel “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man”.

In that case, the judge ruled that the 2001 secrecy clause was defined too vaguely to prevent her from writing about the then incumbent president. So the book was publishedIt became an instant bestseller.

What was in that book again?

In the book, Mary Trump criticized her uncle. It tells the story of the “dysfunctional and cruel” Trump family. Because of this her uncle Become a reckless leader Which, according to her publishing house, “threatens the health, economic security and social fabric of the entire world.”

In the book, she also recounts how the president, as a young man, paid someone to take the exam on his behalf, which got him into the prestigious Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

How did Trump’s niece react to the new case?

“I think he’s a silly loser, throwing everything he can against the wall,” Mary Trump told The Daily Beast in response to her uncle’s indictment. “It’s despair.”

Mary Trump.Bild Photo News

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