"By age 3, Mr. Trump was earning $200,000 a year in today's dollars from his father's empire. He was a millionaire by age 8. By the time he was 17, his father had given him part ownership of a 52-unit apartment building. Soon after Mr. Trump graduated from college, he was receiving the equivalent of $1 million a year from his father. The money increased with the years, to more than $5 million annually in his 40s and 50s." … [Read more...] about The creation myth of the billionaire businessman Donald Trump just imploded
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Now, the assumption here is that disproportional responses are acceptable. "Oh, if you attack me by pointing out my hair is a little funny I'm going to go after you a hammer and tong. I'm going to criticize everything about you," and the fact is that Donald doesn't wait to be attacked before he does. He loves the attention so much that he'll do something like tweet about (the now 83-year-old actress) Kim Novak's appearance when she gave out an award at the Oscars. … [Read more...] about Who is Donald Trump?
"I didn't lie for the simplest reason: the bank never asked what I wanted the money for," he writes. But the charge to which Cohen pleaded guilty, according to court documents, stemmed from him repeatedly withholding information from banks or providing them with misleading information about various lines of credit secured by his taxi medallions. (In a sentencing memo to the judge overseeing his case, prosecutors referred to the false statement to a bank charge as "far from an isolated event: It was one in a long series of self-serving lies Cohen told to numerous financial institutions.") … [Read more...] about In tell-all book, Michael Cohen says Trump hired a ‘Faux-Bama’ before White House run
For more 9/11 coverage, visit CBS New York’s website here. Trump delivered a patriotic message in Shanksville as he shared the story of Flight 93, which officials concluded had been headed to Washington, D.C. until passengers teamed up against the hijackers, memorably declaring “let’s roll” as they took them on mid-flight. … [Read more...] about 9/11 Remembered: President Trump, Former VP Biden Visit Flight 93 Memorial In Shanksville On 19th Anniversary
Trump’s hotel management and licensing businesses also decreased by $24 million over the year, and his personal assets, including a Trump Tower penthouse, two airplanes, three helicopters and a home on St. Martin, fell by a combined $18 million in value according to Forbes. Trump’s three homes in Palm Beach, however, increased by $4 million in value over the year. … [Read more...] about Trump’s net worth fell $600 million in last year: Forbes