The Making of Donald Trump - Chapters 6-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 is “Trump's Most Important Deals” and Johnston details several of Trump's enterprises, including his application for a casino license. The licensing process was lengthy and arduous, but Trump had New Jersey's Attorney General John Degnan come to a meeting in which Trump hinted that he would take his plans for a casino to New York if he did not get quick approval. Knowing that Trump had friends there and that Trump could hamper Degnan's bid for governor, he pledged that the process would be completed in less than six months.

The rules for opening a casino were stringent. Trump was approved in five months, despite having obviously lied. On the application, Trump was also supposed to disclose any lawsuits, but he denied having any, though some had been very public.

The casino license required that Trump be an upstanding citizen, but he...

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