Mary Trump Loses Legal Battle With Uncle Donald

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 27: U.S. President Donald Trump (C) reacts as he stands with his family members after delivering his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination on the South Lawn of the White House August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump gave the speech in front of 1500 invited guests.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • A New York judge threw out a lawsuit that Mary Trump had filed against her uncle, former President Donald Trump.
  • Mary Trump alleged she was defrauded out of millions of dollars by her uncle and other family members after her father died.
  • The judge pointed to a 2001 family settlement as barring the lawsuit from going forward.
  • Mary Trump’s lawyer, Roberta Kaplan, said they will be seeking an expedited appeal.

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