|Donald Trump the landlord and one of his tenants. Photo credit: Trump The Movie|
By The WhoWhatWhy Team
Riding high on the success of the Trump Tower, the budding mogul buys two more buildings in the same Manhattan neighborhood. The only problem is that one of them is occupied and he can’t just tear it down. Trump’s solution is to try to evict the tenants. But they fight back.
In previous chapters, the makers of the documentary describe Trump as a shrewd businessman who used his father’s connections to jumpstart his career. But this chapter shows him in a different light — as a bully and a sore loser.
Trump does everything he can to toss out the building’s occupants — up to the point of intimidation. But for once, he doesn’t get his way.
The following video is part of a documentary on Trump that was made a quarter century ago but never released.