New York judge temporarily blocks Trump niece’s tell-all book
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state judge temporarily has blocked publication of a tell-all book by President Donald Trump’s niece after the president’s brother sued to stop it.
Judge Hal Greenwald in Poughkeepsie ordered Tuesday that no portion of the book can be distributed before he decides the validity of Robert Trump’s claims.
The president’s brother says niece Mary Trump had agreed as part of a financial settlement not to publish such a book without permission from the family.
Mary Trump’s lawyer promised an immediate appeal.
A Simon & Schuster representative said the publisher is disappointed. A lawyer for Robert Trump said his client is very pleased.
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