Tag: Trump Organization

Manhattan D.A. Now Has Trump’s Tax Returns

Tax and financial records that former President Donald J. Trump fought to keep secret for nearly 18 months have been turned over to the Manhattan district attorney’s office, which is investigating possible fraud by Mr. Trump and his company, an official said. The voluminous records, including eight years of personal tax returns, were handed over […]

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With Trump’s Records, Manhattan D.A. Has His Work Cut Out

Weather: Rain, mixed with a little snow, around midday. Clearing later, but wind gusts continue. High in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Friday (Purim). After more than a year of legal wrangling, it’s official: the Manhattan district attorney’s office will be allowed to access years of former President Donald J. Trump’s tax returns […]

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Trump’s Tax Returns Aren’t the Only Crucial Records Prosecutors Will Get

When New York prosecutors finally get to examine the federal tax returns of former President Donald J. Trump, they will discover a veritable how-to guide for getting rich while losing millions of dollars and paying little to no income taxes. Whether they find evidence of crimes, however, will also depend on other information not found […]

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Trump Taxes: Here’s What’s Next in the Manhattan D.A.’s Investigation

Early this month, Mr. Vance enlisted a prominent figure in New York legal circles, Mark F. Pomerantz, to help with the investigation. Mr. Pomerantz, a former senior federal prosecutor with significant experience both investigating and defending complex white-collar and organized crime cases, will handle interactions with key witnesses, among other tasks. For additional help, Mr. […]

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Ice Skating Ends at Central Park After New York City Rift With Trump

The two ice rinks in Central Park, memory-makers for generations of New Yorkers, are set to close Sunday after the city moved to end contracts with the Trump Organization following the Capitol riot. Despite former President Donald J. Trump’s unpopularity in his home city, the shutdown comes as a blow to New Yorkers during the […]

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Trump Tower’s Neighbors Are Relieved as Barricades Come Down

Traffic choked by cement barricades. Sidewalks blocked by police checkpoints. Protest after protest clogging the streets. For more than four years, life in the shadow of Donald J. Trump’s namesake tower on Fifth Avenue has been one intractable snarl. But last week, as Gloria Wan made her way past Trump Tower to the hair salon […]

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Legal Pressure on Trump Increases With Judge’s Order in Fraud Inquiry

A New York judge on Friday increased pressure on former President Donald J. Trump’s family business and several associates, ordering them to give state investigators documents in a civil inquiry into whether the company misstated assets to get bank loans and tax benefits. It was the second blow that the judge, Arthur F. Engoron of […]

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P.G.A. Championship Lands in Oklahoma After Leaving Trump Property

The 2022 P.G.A. Championship, which was withdrawn from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., days after a mob incited by the former president stormed the Capitol in a riot that resulted in the deaths of five people, has been awarded to the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. The P.G.A. of America, which […]

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Trump Financial Disclosure Reveals a Business Upended by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even before the pandemic and the riot, the Trump presidency had complicated business for the Trump brand. For much of his term, the company was stuck in neutral as the family name was removed from several properties and potential new deals never emerged. Mr. Trump’s polarizing politics also appeared to create a red-blue divide, leaving […]

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The Financial Minefield Awaiting an Ex-President Trump

And while Mr. Trump maintains a vast and devoted following among working-class supporters, they are not, for the most part, the future clientele of the resorts that became magnets for suitors seeking to rub shoulders, or win favors, from a sitting president. Even in defeat, Mr. Trump has raised more than $250 million in political […]

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Trump Prepares Pardon Wave for Final Hours

But after charging Mr. Cohen, the prosecutors came to question whether Mr. Weisselberg was entirely truthful about the Trump Organization’s role in the hush money payments, and they began scrutinizing whether he committed either perjury or obstruction of justice, according to people briefed on the matter. Nonetheless, prosecutors have never accused Mr. Weisselberg of wrongdoing. […]

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Removing the Name ‘Trump’ Won’t Save a Golf Course in the South Bronx

The Bloomberg administration chose Trump as the vendor amid limited options. Constructing the course had cost the city more that $127 million, and now a capable operator was needed to maintain it when golf’s popularity was already in decline. The overlords of tech were deal-making at Burning Man, not on the back nine. The Trump […]

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Trump Swings and Misses

So which do you think gives Donald Trump more pain — being the first doubly impeached president in history or being fired as host of that big golf tournament? The president has certainly had a bad time since he revved up his supporters right before they stormed the Capitol last week. The fact that now […]

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New York City Will End Contracts With Trump Over Capitol Riot

New York City is terminating its contracts with the Trump Organization because of the mob riot at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday. The contracts are for two ice-skating rinks at Central Park, the Central Park Carousel and the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, a city-owned golf course in the […]

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In New York, Fallout From the Capitol Riot

Weather: Mixed clouds and sun. High in the mid-40s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Monday (Martin Luther King’s Birthday). The ripple effects of the mob attack in Washington continue to be felt in New York as the authorities investigate those involved, and as officials brace for renewed threats. On Tuesday, the son of a Brooklyn […]

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Will New York City Cancel Contracts for Trump Golf Course and Carousel?

New York City is investigating whether it can cancel its contracts with the Trump Organization after last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday. Mr. de Blasio, who has repeatedly accused President Trump of provoking the violent siege, said his legal team was assessing the city’s options. “We […]

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Will NYC Cancel Trump Golf Course and Carousel Contracts?

New York City is investigating whether it can cancel its contracts with the Trump Organization after last week’s deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday. Mr. de Blasio, who has repeatedly accused President Trump of provoking the violent siege, said his legal team was assessing the city’s options. “We […]

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An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand

In the span of four days, President Trump’s family business has lost its online store, the buzz from Mr. Trump’s promotional tweets about its luxury resorts and bragging rights as host to one of the world’s most prestigious golf tournaments. The mob attack on Congress last week by Mr. Trump’s supporters has spurred a reckoning […]

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Trump’s Longtime Banker at Deutsche Bank, Rosemary Vrablic, Resigns

President Trump’s longtime banker at Deutsche Bank, who arranged for the German lender to make hundreds of millions of dollars of loans to his company, is stepping down from the bank. Rosemary Vrablic, a managing director and senior banker in Deutsche Bank’s wealth management division, recently handed in her resignation, which the bank accepted, according […]

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Trump Spurned New York, but Here’s How He’s Still Tied to the City

He was the first New York City-born American president since Theodore Roosevelt, but as Donald J. Trump’s days at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue come to a close, his relationship with his hometown appears broken beyond repair. Mr. Trump lost Manhattan to Hillary Clinton in a landslide, and again to Joseph R. Biden Jr. — 72 percent […]

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Manhattan D.A. Intensifies Investigation of Trump

Employees of Deutsche Bank and Aon, two corporate giants, could be important witnesses. As two of Mr. Trump’s oldest allies — and some of the only mainstream companies willing to do regular business with him — they might offer investigators a rich vein of information about the Trump Organization. There is no indication that either […]

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As His Term Ends, Trump Faces More Questions on Payments to His Hotel

WASHINGTON — It was a month before Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, and one of his aides had a delicate question: Wasn’t there going to be a backlash when it became known that the inauguration had spent donors’ money at Mr. Trump’s hotel in Washington, even though other places would cost much less or even be […]

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Trump Tax Write-Offs Are Ensnared in 2 New York Fraud Investigations

Two separate New York State fraud investigations into President Trump and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, have expanded to include tax write-offs on millions of dollars in consulting fees, some of which appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The inquiries — a criminal investigation […]

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As Soon as Trump Leaves Office, He Faces Greater Risk of Prosecution

President Trump lost more than an election last week. When he leaves the White House in January, he will also lose the constitutional protection from prosecution afforded to a sitting president. After Jan. 20, Mr. Trump, who has refused to concede and is fighting to hold onto his office, will be more vulnerable than ever […]

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The Case for Prosecuting Trump and His Cronies

And then there are Trump’s tax returns. The trove obtained by The New York Times only reveals what Trump told the IRS over the last 20 years, but it does show a variety of dubious accounting techniques to reduce his tax burden. Some of those tactics, such as writing off his personal expenses and potentially […]

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What’s Next for Trump? Family Business Awaits His Return

President Trump’s tax records show signs of financial distress, he claims to have lost out on billions of dollars in income while in office and his eldest sons say the family business has forfeited dozens of potential deals across the globe. Now, denied a second term by voters, Mr. Trump may seek to return to […]

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How Don Jr. Became the Future of Trumpism

It is someone’s birthday, and everybody is dressed up. At the business end of an expansive buffet, an exhausted lump of beef perspires as if under great duress beneath a heat lamp; a man in a chef’s hat saws flaps from it until guests signal him to stop. A pale tide of mashed potatoes ripples […]

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In Trump Donations, Big Tax Write-Offs and Claims That Don’t Always Add Up

In President Trump’s telling, he is a committed philanthropist with strong ties to many charities. “If you don’t give back, you’re never ever going to be fulfilled in life,” he wrote in “Trump 101: The Way to Success,” published at the height of his “Apprentice” fame. And according to his tax records, he has given […]

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Trump Records Shed New Light on Chinese Business Pursuits

President Trump and his allies have tried to paint the Democratic nominee, Joseph R. Biden Jr., as soft on China, in part by pointing to his son’s business dealings there. Senate Republicans produced a report asserting, among other things, that Mr. Biden’s son Hunter “opened a bank account” with a Chinese businessman, part of what […]

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