Nov 25, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard
Excerpted from The New York Daily News: Donald Trump’s hatred of Barack Obama allegedly led his three eldest kids to do an Obama-vention before the election. Eric, Donald Jr. and Ivanka discussed telling their dad to calm down, then decided collectively to approach Trump (below) and ask him to turn it down a notch with the presidential bashing.
“The three of them met and went to see their dad in his Fifth Ave. office. They showed a lot of respect, but told him he’s worked too long and too hard to build up the reputation he has. They understand completely he’s always been outspoken and that he likes attention, but this is too much,” says a source who knew about the mid-October meeting.
Trump’s rep denies any such meeting ever took place.
What began with Trump’s public demand for Obama’s birth certificate during earlier stages of the election cycle has grown into a one-man war against the President, with The Donald blasting Obama’s reelection as a “disgusting injustice” on Twitter.
“The world is laughing at us,” the billionaire tweeted. The explosive Twitter missive, like many of his other micro-rants, is difficult to find, because Trump later deletes many of his tirades — once he’s let off steam.
Prior to Obama’s win, Trump also demanded Obama release his college records and passport application in return for a $5 million donation to the charity of his choice.
Once in a while, though, Trump does shift his vitriol, like on Nov. 13, when he tweeted at Cher: “I don’t wear a ‘rug’ — it’s mine. And I promise not to talk about your massive plastic surgeries that didn’t work.”
Or his words for the stars of “Twilight” following Kristen Stewart’s affair with director Rupert Sands.
“I hope Robert Pattinson will not be seen in public with Kristen — she will cheat on him again!” he tweeted.
As for Obama as a target, the “kids said they know it’s not helping,” says the source. “They told him you can’t throw this all away on this nonsense.”
Since the kids are the future of Trump’s empire, the insider adds, they are also worried for themselves.
“They want their dad to get respect and then the whole family does well,” the source says.
Trump’s rep called the story “completely untrue,” telling us that Eric, Donald Jr. and Ivanka love his use of “free speech” and would never try to rein in their father.
“They would never ever do that. It never happened. It’s simply untrue,” the rep stressed.