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Mary Trump: You Can’t Gag Me Because Settlement Was a ‘Fraud’

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The legal fight over a tell-all by President Trump’s niece took another turn on Thursday when her lawyers filed papers to remove a temporary restraining order, arguing that the confidentiality agreement she signed 19 years ago was an unenforceable fraud.

In an affidavit, Mary Trump said that when she inked the agreement, ending a dispute over her grandfather’s will, she believed the asset amounts in it were accurate, but learned they were bogus from a New York Times expose.

In addition, she said that she did not believe the agreement would have barred her from telling her “life story”—which just happens to include details of “the conduct and character of my uncle, the sitting President of the United States.”

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