Mary L. Trump interview on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow
President Donald Trump and two of his siblings were sued on Thursday by their niece Mary, who accused them of fraud for allegedly swindling her out of millions of dollars to which she was entitled after the death of her father.
In addition to the president, the other defendants are retired federal appeals court Judge Maryanne Trump Barry and the executor of the estate of Robert Trump, who died last month.
“For Donald J. Trump, his sister Maryanne, and their late brother Robert, fraud was not just the family business — it was a way of life,” Mary Trump’s lawsuit said. “All told, they fleeced her of tens of millions of dollars or more.”
The lawsuit filed in New York state Supreme Court in Manhattan comes on the heels of the publication of Mary Trump’s best-selling, tell-all book that was scathingly critical of the president.
And it comes less than six weeks before the Nov. 3 election, in which the president is facing a challenge from…