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Trump Suit Against N.Y. Times, Niece a ‘Stunt,’ Lawyer Says (2)

Sept. 23, 2021, 12:25 AM

Donald Trump’s lawsuit against the New York Times and his niece Mary Trump over an award-winning investigative report on his tax avoidance -- for which she provided crucial documents -- is just the former president’s “latest stunt,” her lawyer said.

Donald Trump accused Mary Trump and the Times in the lawsuit of conspiring to breach a confidential family settlement, but it’s doomed to fail because the 2001 deal cited by the former president was tainted by fraud and therefore never valid, attorney Roberta Kaplan said on Wednesday.

Kaplan noted that Donald Trump’s late brother Robert Trump unsuccessfully raised the ...

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