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Donald Trump’s business interests: Trump’s inauguration clouded by trial with Spanish leader José Andrés | International


Trump with his wife and children at the grand opening of his Washington hotel in October.Evan Vucci (AP)
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However, she ruled that the deposition could take place at the politician’s Trump Tower in New York City and not in the legal offices of the Washington-based law firm, as it would normally be.

Asset and confirmed Democrat José Andrés, who trained under the famous Spanish chef Ferran Adrià, have been involved in litigation since 2015, when the chef turned his back on a contract to open a gourmet restaurant in the president-elect’s five-star Trump International Washington DC hotel, following attacks by the Republican of the time. candidate on Mexican immigrants. Andrés then explained that it was not so much an act of protest as an act of common sense since many of his employees and customers are potentially Hispanic.

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The hotel and casino mogul filed a lawsuit against Andrés in August 2015 in which he demanded $ 10 million in damages for breach of contract. Andrés retaliated with a counterclaim of $ 8 million to cover costs incurred in launching the project as well as lost profits.

The judge’s decision that Trump should appear in court regardless of his new responsibilities came the day after Andrés offered Trump the opportunity to settle their dispute out of court. “Sir. @realDonaldTrump. Can we end our lawsuits and donate $ to a veterans NGO to celebrate? Why continue to plead? Let’s both win, ”he wrote on his Twitter account.

This is just one of many litigation Trump has pending. According to United States todayAt the end of October, the president-elect had 75 of the more than 4,000 lawsuits against him or his companies still awaiting resolution.

But being the most powerful man in the world leaves no time for legal wrangling and, after being elected on November 8, Trump reversed his “never settle” stance and shelled out $ 25 million to end it. to a fraud case filed against Trump University, an institution that has since closed.

english version by Heather galloway.



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