The United States President Donald Trump’s niece Mary Trump was to publish a book which has been temporarily halted by a New York judge. In the 240-page book, she has dubbed President Trump to be “the world’s most dangerous man.” On July 10, three will be a court hearing where Mary Trump and her publisher, Simon & Schuster will defend its publication.
The president’s brother Robert Trump has already asked a court in Queens to issue the temporary restraining order, which was rejected. According to his, Mary signed a non-disclosure agreement in 2001 which she was violating. The judge of Queens said she was not the right jurisdiction to seek an injunction against the “tell-all” book.
Presently, the order from Hal Greenwald of the New York Supreme Court now requires Mary and her publisher to respond to Robert’s lawsuit. Mary’s counsel, Theodore Boutrous, said in a statement, “The trial court’s temporary restraining order is only temporary but it still is a prior restraint on core political speech that flatly violates the First Amendment.”
“This book, which addresses matters of great public concern and importance about a sitting president in an election year, should not be suppressed even for one day.”
The 55-year-old, Mary is a clinical psychologist who inputs in the book what she has witnessed of the “toxic family” in the home of her grandparents, according to her publisher. American news and opinion website
The Daily Beast reported earlier this month that the book will reveal that Mary Trump was the crucial source for explosive New York Times reporting on Trump’s finances, which suggested the billionaire paid little in tax for decades.