Donald Trump has tried his hand at a number of different businesses. There was Trump University which was sued for defrauding the students who enrolled. There were also failed ventures like Trump Wine, Trump Water and Trump Steaks.
Thanks to a ban from Twitter, Americans are hearing so much less from Donald Trump these days. The former president seems to occupy most of his days playing golf and preparing for his upcoming court cases.
Most hospitality businesses had an incredibly difficult year in 2020 and the Trump Washington DC hotel was no exception. The hotel struggled to book guests with the COVID-10 pandemic raging.
And the hotel is also having trouble due to Donald Trump being voted out of office. CNN‘s Brian Todd recently reported, “It wasn’t that long ago the Trump International Hotel was buzzing, but tonight there are serious questions about its future. With Donald Trump out of office, there now seems to be little to attract guests to his gilded hotel.”
For the last four years, Donald Trump has had nearly everything he wanted. The former businessman has immeasurable power. He had immunity from all his looming court cases. And he could play golf whenever he wanted to on the people’s dime.
Donald Trump has been unhinged his entire presidency. Since the lost the presidency in November, though, he has become even more unhinged.
And all his crazy behavior and comments came to a head last week when a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol. And there will be consequences for his actions.
Democrats, Republicans, and the White House announced a deal in the early hours of Wednesday morning meant to give much-needed relief to American workers and businesses across the country affected by the economic downturns created by the coronavirus global pandemic.
Last week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass) sent a letter to the IRS Commissioner demanding six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns. This started a huge legal and political fight in Washington, with both sides prematurely claiming victory.
New York Attorney General Letitia (Trish) James promised after she was elected in November that she would “use every area of the law” to investigate President Donald Trump. She won in a landslide, primarily because the theme of her campaign was “Get Trump.”
Former Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen testified under oath yesterday that he believes President Donald Trump committed insurance fraud and tax fraud. And after that bombshell he went one step further and actually gave up the names of the Trump Organization executives who were involved in and would have information about such illegal schemes.
The Trump Organization has reportedly fired more undocumented workers, this time at its golf club in Pine Hill, New Jersey. The New York Times reports that about five workers at the club, known as Trump National Golf Club Philadelphia, were fired or told not to return to work. This is the third report of undocumented immigrants losing their jobs at Trump properties.
Donald Trump’s businesses, run by his children, have employed undocumented immigrants for years. After numerous media reports about these immigrants being mistreated and then fired, the president’s son Eric yesterday announced a new company policy to deal with the problem. He said that the Trump Organization now plans to institute the federal E-Verify program in every one of its golf clubs, hotels and resorts.
In an article published in The New Republic Wednesday a national security expert says that President Donald Trump committed crimes publicly, as he convinced his allies to lie to law enforcement for him.
The news service said legal experts believe that the New York state investigations into the charitable Trump Foundation will likely expand to the president’s namesake business, the Trump Organization.
Two years after Donald Trump won the presidency, every organization he has led in the past decade is under investigation or involved in at least one lawsuit.
Trump’s private company, the Trump Organization, is facing civil suits digging into its business with foreign governments as well as state criminal inquiries into its tax practices.
CNN has reported that New York state prosecutors have asked to meet with Michael Cohen’s attorney. This shows that the State of New York is not waiting for Bob Mueller or other federal law enforcement authorities to pursue criminal investigations against Donald Trump or his children.
Michael Aventatti responded to the grant of immunity to Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg by saying that the world is crumbling around Donald Trump and his criminal enterprise.
New York state prosecutors in Manhattan are reportedly considering pushing for criminal charges against the Trump Organization and top company officials. The charges would relate to the hush-money payments made by former longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen.
Rachel Maddow added another wrinkle to Trump's terrible day by pointing out that the Trump Organization was implicated in Michael Cohen's crimes, which means that Trump's company may be facing indictment.