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Trump’s toxic brand has caused Trump Tower condo prices to crash: No one wants to buy ‘in that building’

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President Donald Trump is not a popular man in his home state of New York — and condo prices at his signature Trump Tower in Manhattan are reflecting just how toxic his brand has become.

Bloomberg News reports that most of the Trump Tower condos that have gone on the market since 2016 have been sold at a lost. In fact, property records show that “several” Trump Tower condos have sold at losses of more than 20 percent.

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Michael Sklar, who sold his parents’ Trump Tower condo at a loss when adjusted for inflation, tells Bloomberg that it’s very hard for condo owners to find willing buyers.

“No one wants in that building,” he explained. “The name on the building became a problem.”

In total, Bloomberg found that Trump Tower’s occupancy rate has plunged from 99 percent to just 83 percent over the past seven years, meaning it has “a vacancy rate that’s about twice Manhattan’s average.”

However, the building is still staying afloat financially thanks in part to the Trump 2020 campaign committee spending in the building. According to Bloomberg, the committee “has spent more than $890,000 over the last two years to rent space in Trump Tower.”


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Congresswoman criticizes Republican press guy for claim Black folks don’t care about Kamala Harris: Does he know any?

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Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) hilariously mocked former press secretary Ari Fleischer, who worked for former President George W. Bush's White House. Fleischer claimed Black people won't be that excited about Sen. Kamala Harris on the ticket.

"She's just not that historically exciting to African-Americans," said Fleischer speaking to Laura Ingraham during a Fox News appearance after the announcement.

During a conversation with MSNBC's Joy Reid, the host called Fleischer "a sort of a bygone era Republican voice" and asked Bass to listen to his comments.

"I wonder how many African-Americans," asked Bass, chuckling.

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Trump draws ridicule for press conference after Biden/Harris event: ‘Did someone give him a Valium?’

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On Wednesday, just as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) were winding down their first official joint campaign event, President Donald Trump kicked off his latest White House briefing.

As usual, the president triggered a round of mockery from social media.

A somnambulant Trump starts his August 12 press briefing with some casual xenophobia and then starts hyping the stock market pic.twitter.com/T4ObIke7qN

— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 12, 2020

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Trump doubles down after being confronted with his claim Biden wants an ‘invasion’ of suburbs

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At Wednesday's press conference, President Donald Trump was confronted with his claim that former Vice President Joe Biden would trigger an "invasion" of suburban neighborhoods — widely considered to be a racist dog whistle for affordable housing that will attract more people of color.

“What do you mean by invasion?” the reporter asked.

“They’re going to open up areas of your neighborhoods — they’re going to destroy suburbia,” insisted Trump. He added that "by the way, 30 percent of the people in suburbia are minorities," evidently on the defensive from claims that he was appealing to racism.

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