New York appeal court judge lifted late Wednesday night temporary ban on book written by US President Donald Trump’s niece containing potentially explosive revelations three months before presidential election .
According to court documents, this decision allows publisher Simon & Schuster to print and distribute the 240-page book by Mary Trump, which is due out on July 28. She calls it the Republican billionaire “most dangerous man in the world».
Robert Trump, a brother of the president, last week seized a specialized court of New York to prevent this publication, arguing that he violated a confidentiality agreement that the niece had accepted in connection with the legacy of Fred Trump, the father Of the president.
In a two-page ruling, judge Hal Greenwald on Tuesday blocked publication of the book “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World‘s Most Dangerous Man» («Too much and never enough: how my family created the most dangerous man in the world», In French), at least until July 10.
But appeals judge Alan Scheinkman said on Wednesday that the publisher “is not a party to the agreement“Trump privacy and so he has”left»The publication ban. On the other hand, he postponed his judgment on the question of the possible violation by Mary Trump of an agreement intended to prevent him from revealing family secrets.
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Ted Boutrous, the author’s lawyer, tweeted in the process that the temporary injunction “remains effective regarding Ms. Trump but we will file an appeal tomorrow (Thursday) to the court to explain why she should be lifted” In a statement sent to AFP, he said “good news»The decision concerning the editor and explained that he intended in particular to rely on the 1st amendment to the Constitution, which protects freedom of expression, to defend his client.
Mary Trump, a 55-year-old psychologist, is the daughter of Fred Trump Jr., the President’s older brother, who died in 1981 at the age of 42 from alcoholism. In this book, she recounts events she witnessed at her grandparents’ home in New York, where Donald Trump and his four siblings grew up. “She describes a nightmare of trauma, destructive relationships and a tragic mix of neglect and abuseAccording to his publishing house.
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