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Donald Trump sues Palm Beach for damage to historic club

The Donald feels trumped by air traffic from Palm Beach International Airport

January 14, 2015 11:15AM

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Mar-a-Lago and Donald Trump

Mar-a-Lago and Donald Trump

Real estate mogul Donald Trump is suing Palm Beach County over claims that his historic Mar-a-Lago club is being irreparably damaged by jets overhead.

Trump is suing for $100 million for facade and foundation damage, and it’s one of several he’s filed against the county to stop air traffic over the Palm Beach club, the Palm Beach Post reported.

“I’ve done a great job with Mar-a-Lago,” Trump said. “I want to make sure it’s protected and not destroyed by the noise, the pollution and the soot.”

The Mar-a-Lago club was built in the 1920s as a home for cereal tycoon Marjorie Merriweather Post. [Palm Beach Post]Katherine Kallergis

  • Mondocondo

    “Noise, pollution, and soot” from aircraft flying overhead. Must have really dirty airplanes in Palm Beach…

  • irobot

    what stupid move…good thing the kids are smart

  • Delray Local

    Trump has sued the airport before and won. This is how he acquired the land to build Trump International Golf Course about 10 min drive west from Maralago. The land was owned by the airport. “Allegedly”

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