Donald Trump was born in Queens, New York and eventually moved to Manhattan. While there, the businessmen built a real estate empire and his named is prominently featured on many of the city’s buildings. Many residents in those buildings, though, have requested that the name be removed.
Regardless, the President lived his entire life in New York City and is now the target of a number of lawsuits in his home state. Over the weekend, Trump raged against the state and it’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, saying the investigations are making him hate New York.
Trump communicated his displeasure for the state over his Twitter account. The President wrote, “So sad to see that New York City and State are falling apart. All they want to do is investigate to make me hate them even more than I should. Governor Cuomo has lost control, and lost his mind. Very bad for the homeless and all!”
The President and his family have already settled on their investigation. The Trump Organization was ordered to pay back $2 million after charges of charity fraud.
The state of New York is also trying to get their hands on Trump’s financial and tax records. The President has relentlessly fought to prevent this from happening.
Some think that Trump’s recent announcement that he will be moving to Florida could be an attempt to stop the probes. Cuomo says that’s not going to happen. The governor recently told MSNBC, “When you filed your taxes, you were a New York resident. If you defrauded the state, you defrauded it when you were a New York state resident. Just because you move out does not mean you are not liable for what you say in those taxes.”
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Todd Neikirk is a New Jersey-based politics and technology writer. His work has been featured in psfk.com, foxsports.com, and PoliticusUSA. An avid pet lover, he has been known to contribute to Pet Lifestyles Magazine. He enjoys sports, politics, technology, and spending time at the shore with his family.