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  • Seven Trump hotels targeted in yearlong data breach

    Customer credit, debit card numbers may have been stolen
    October 06, 2015 12:00PM
    Donald Trump and Trump National Doral

    Donald Trump and Trump National Doral

    From the New York website: The Donald’s been hacked – and you may have been as well, if you stayed at one of his hotels recently. [more]

  • Trump’s pivotal childhood experiences in “The Art of the Deal”

    Stories include stealing his brother's blocks to create a "beautiful building"
    October 02, 2015 02:15PM

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    Since announcing his presidential campaign in mid-June, real estate mogul Donald Trump has mentioned his 1987 best-selling book “The Art of the Deal” in nearly every speech and media appearance he’s had.

    The Republican front-runner likes to say that the secrets to his success lie in the business memoir he cowrote with journalist Tony Schwartz.

    In one of the book’s early chapters, Trump, now 69 years old, explores several pivotal moments in his childhood that he considers showed signs of the man he’d become. [more]

  • Carl Icahn endorses Trump for president

    Investment mogul shares GOP frontrunner's take on taxes, immigration and interest rates
    September 28, 2015 03:00PM
    Donald Trump Carl Icahn

    From left: Donald Trump and Carl Icahn

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn endorsed billionaire developer and reality TV star Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

    Trump has repeatedly flaunted Icahn’s support, including at the second Republican primary debate, but now the Icahn Enterprises head is making it official. [more]

  • The Trump card: Can the Donald keep this up?

    He's upending the GOP field, but can the developer retain his lead?
    September 17, 2015 02:15PM
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump

    From the New York magazine’s September issue: They call themselves “Trumpanistas.” A group organized to sing the gospel of Donald Trump in his bid for president drew just a handful of supporters last month at its first meeting, held at an inexpensive Italian restaurant on the edge of NoMad. They were not deterred by their small number.

    A white-shoe lawyer, a medical resident and a security consultant joined the group’s organizer, Bradley Maurer, to discuss how to support Trump’s self-styled campaign.

    Maurer, an outreach coordinator at LaGuardia Community College’s science and technology program, and the other Trumpanistas told The Real Deal that the billionaire developer’s disdain for professional politicians and his no-holds-barred manner lured them in. [more]

  • If Trump had put money in an index fund, he’d be twice as rich

    Data paints the Donald as a below-average businessman
    September 03, 2015 04:30PM
    Trump Steaks (left) and Trump Entertainment Resorts were among the real estate heavyweight's less successful ventures.

    Trump Steaks (left) and Trump Entertainment Resorts were among the real estate heavyweight’s less successful ventures.

    From the New York website: Donald Trump became a bestselling author, TV star and presidential candidate based on the premise that he is an exceptionally good businessman. But a look at the numbers suggests his talent for making money may be more fiction than fact. [more]

  • De Blasio says Trump is undermining Constitution

    Mayor jabs at Cuomo, defends rent freeze
    August 19, 2015 02:15PM
    From left: Donald Trump and Bill de Blasio

    From left: Donald Trump and Bill de Blasio

    From the New York websiteMayor Bill de Blasio is taking Donald Trump’s presidential run seriously, but he has some harsh words for the developer-turned-Republican front-runner. Trump “is literally trying to undermine fundamental constitutional rights,” de Blasio said Wednesday morning on the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. He was referring to Donald Trump’s plan to deport undocumented immigrants en-masse. [more]

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  • Trump mentions “terrific” Warren Buffett when asked about potential cabinet picks

    Mogul also said Henry Kravis, Carl Icahn are among those he'd want in administration
    August 15, 2015 09:00AM
    Donald Trump Warren Buffett

    From left: Donald Trump and Warren Buffett

    From the New York website: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump would want America’s “greatest minds” to serve in his administration, the real estate tycoon explained in an interview.

    Trump suggested that Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is the sort of person he would consider hiring. [more]

  • Here are the 3 strangest items for sale in the Trump 2016 store

    Trump Pom-Poms, anyone?
    August 12, 2015 09:45AM
    Donald Trump

    Donald Trump

    From the New York website: Donald Trump has sold many things over the course of his life: skyscrapers, ties, books. Now the Donald is running for president, and is selling some new things. Here are the three strangest items in Trump’s official presidential campaign online store: [more]

  • Top 7 things Donald Trump said during the GOP debate

    Real estate mogul leaves political correctness at home
    August 07, 2015 11:15AM
    From left: Donald Trump and a screenshot of Thursday night's Republican debate

    From left: Donald Trump and a screenshot of Thursday night’s Republican debate

    From the New York website: During the Republican debate Thursday night, Donald Trump was in fearsome form, lambasting his rivals while trumping up his own achievements. Read on for some of the highlights.

    On hurting his creditors: “These lenders aren’t babies. They’re total killers.” [more]

  • Trump sues celeb chef for backing out of DC hotel project

    Jose Andres claims the Donald's comments on immigrants made partnership "impossible"
    August 04, 2015 04:15PM
    Andres Trump

    From left: Jose Andres and Donald Trump

    From the New York website: Donald Trump is suing celebrity chef Jose Andres for $10 million after Andres backed out of the Trump International Hotel project in Washington, D.C., in the wake of the GOP presidential candidate’s comments on Mexican immigrants.

    Andres recently scrapped plans to open a restaurant at the $200 million luxury hotel development in D.C., claiming that Trump’s comments labeling Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists made it “impossible” to partake in the project. [more]