WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s brother is asking a New York Metropolis choose to stop the president’s niece from publishing a tell-all e-book, which is predicted to be launched later this month.
In court docket papers, Robert Trump’s legal professionals argue that Mary Trump and others had signed a settlement settlement within the late 1990s that included a confidentially clause explicitly saying they’d not “publish any account concerning the litigation or their relationship,” until all of them agreed.
The settlement settlement associated to the need of Donald Trump’s father, New York actual property developer Fred Trump.
“Confidentiality was at the essence of the Settlement agreement,” the court docket papers say.
Robert Trump argues the publication of the e-book is prohibited by the settlement settlement reached in 2001 and he by no means consented to it being printed.
An outline of the e-book — titled “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man” — on Amazon says it describes “a nightmare of traumas, destructive relationships, and a tragic combination of neglect and abuse.”
“She explains how specific events and general family patterns created the damaged man who currently occupies the Oval Office, including the strange and harmful relationship between Fred Trump and his two oldest sons, Fred Jr. and Donald,” the net description says.
The movement seeks an injunction to stop Mary Trump and the e-book’s writer, Simon & Schuster, from releasing it.
Related Press author Hillel Italie in New York contributed to this report.
Michael Balsamo, The Related Press