Donald Trump’s massive debt makes him a national security threat | Staff Columnists

So it is easy to imagine how ambitious businessmen with ties to Trump-friendly autocrats might try to help with his financial dilemma.

The Times stories are full of disturbing examples, as Trump Organization hotels and clubs draw lobbyists from countries led by strongmen.

Turkish businessman Mehmet Ali Yalcindag, who helped negotiate a licensing deal in 2008 for two Trump Towers in Istanbul, now lobbies on behalf of Turkish interests in Washington. Turkish business groups schedule events in Trump’s Washington hotel and Turkish airlines host an event at the Trump National Golf Club in suburban Virginia.

Credit card receipts reported to the IRS “reflect the way certain of (Trump’s) resorts, golf courses and hotels became favored stomping grounds, if not venues for influence-trading, beginning in 2015,” writes the Times.

This sleaziness becomes even more disturbing given Trump’s staggering debts that would come due during a second Trump term.

A hefty chunk

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Montgomery County files lawsuit over massive dumpsite behind homes

Montgomery County has filed a lawsuit against a land clearing company that has built a massive wall of debris reaching 25 feet high and spanning more than six football fields in length behind a townhome development in Woodforest creating a safety hazard and a rodent and roach infestation for homeowners.

The lawsuit that names Justin Hasara, Ector Barrera, Hasara Land Services, J &H Land Venturs and Ash-Gram Materials follows investigations by the County Attorney’s Office, the County Environmental Health Services department, District Attorney’s Office and the Fire Marshal’s Office.

According to the lawsuit filed late Friday, the debris is “being maintained in an unsanitary condition and the neighboring residents have complained of the existence of rodents, snakes, and other disease carrying pests emerging from the piles. Defendants have been observed burning the wood waste at the Property for their unauthorized wood processing and mulching operations. Defendants do not have the

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