Trump is suing his niece Mary Trump, The New York Times and three of its journalists.
US news show host Rachel Maddow And Lawrence O’Donnell There was a good laugh in the air on Tuesday night after the former president apparently discovered an error on the front page Donald Trump‘s court case Against his niece Mary Trump, The New York Times and three of its journalists.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in New York, alleges that the Times participated in a “fraudulent conspiracy” with Mary Trump to obtain her personal tax files, which were then used in bombastic reporting about her financial history. , The Daily Beast informed of.
As soon as she signed her program and handed it to O’Donnell, Meadow said she had received a copy of the lawsuit during the commercial break.
“But on page one, it says, “the defendants’ actions were motivated by a personal vendetta and their desire to gain fame, notoriety, acclaim and a financial advantage and were intended to further their political agenda,” Madow said. Said. “Then it says this: The acts of ‘shamelessness of the defendants’ cannot be overestimated.”
“This is page one of the lawsuit! Can’t be reduced. Okay. How can you not understand shamelessness?! I’m sorry,” she added.
“He has lawyers who think he does,” quipped O’Donnell.
Trump’s lawyers were categorical to state that the brazenness of the defendants’ actions cannot be exaggerated.
Trump is seeking at least $100 million in damages. The journalists named in the suit – Susan Craig, David Barstow and Russ Buettner – won a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting in 2019. The Tax Dodging History of Trump and His Businesses. Trump never disclosed his tax returns during his presidency, breaking precedent and his own campaign pledge.
When asked about the lawsuit, Mary Trump told the Daily Beast that her uncle was acting out of desperation.
“I think he’s a fucking loser,” she said. “As is always the case with Donald, he will try to change the subject.”