Long largely out of the general public eye, Donald Trump’s 55-year-old niece Mary Trump disapproved of her uncle’s habits and remedy of her late father for many years earlier than leaking household tax paperwork to The New York Times, based on a report based mostly on a brand new tell-all ebook she’s written that’s scheduled to be printed August 11, just a few weeks earlier than the Republican National Convention.
Mary Trump is the daughter of Donald Trump’s older brother, Fred Trump Jr., who died in 1981 at age 42 from a coronary heart assault attributable to alcoholism, forsaking Mary and her brother, Fred III.
The loss of life of Mary’s father has been an ongoing supply of pressure within the household, surfacing publicly when Fred Jr.’s kids introduced a court docket case towards Donald and his siblings in 2000, contesting the division of property of their grandfather’s actual property empire in his will.
A topic that can be explored in additional element within the ebook, Mary gave an uncharacteristic interview to the New York Daily News in 2000, saying her “aunt and uncles should be ashamed of themselves” for his or her dealing with of the desire and remedy of members of the family, together with her father, alleging Donald, Maryanne and Robert Trump additionally lower off funds wanted to deal with their nephew’s cerebral palsy.
Mary earned a bachelor’s and grasp’s in English Literature from Tufts University and Columbia University, respectively, after which accomplished a grasp’s diploma and Ph.D in medical psychology at Adelphi University, later contributing to a 2002 ebook about schizophrenia.
According to a LinkedIn profile that has since been disabled, Mary Trump works as a licensed skilled life coach and served because the chief govt officer of The Trump Coaching Group, a New-York based mostly life teaching firm she began in 2012; her stage of involvement within the teaching group as we speak shouldn’t be instantly clear.
On November 9, after her uncle was elected president, Mary took to Twitter to voice her discontent, writing “This is one of the worst nights of my life” and expressing her assist for Hillary Clinton, “an extraordinary human being and public servant.”
On Twitter—the place Mary often reveals assist for Democratic insurance policies, notably elevated gun management—her bio is #blacklivesmatter, “she/her/hers.”
Simon & Schuster is publishing Mary’s ebook, Too Much and Never Enough, which sources acquainted to the mission informed the Daily Beast will embrace “harrowing and salacious stories” about her uncle, in addition to the revelation that Mary leaked tax returns and different extremely confidential monetary documentation to The New York Times for his or her Pulitzer-winning 2018 investigation of Trump’s wealth origins and tax dodges. Though particulars are being stored beneath wraps, the ebook may even embrace “intimate and damning thoughts” from the President’s sister, Maryanne Trump Barry.
President Trump has spoken repeatedly about how his brother’s loss of life impacted his life. In a 2019 interview with The Washington Post, he expressed remorse about pushing his brother into the household enterprise. “I do regret having put pressure on him,” the President stated. “I think the mistake that we made was we assumed that everybody would like it. That would be the biggest mistake.”
“Revealed: The Family Member Who Turned on Trump” (The Daily Beast)
“Trump’s Niece Becomes First Relative To Speak Out Against Family In Forthcoming Tell-All Book” (Forbes)
“INSIDE TRUMPS’ BITTER BATTLE Nephew’s ailing baby caught in the middle” (New York Daily News)