President Trump said Tuesday that "some things never ended" by putting forward his decades-long quarrel with the House Judiciary Committee chairman, Jerry Nadler, following a report revealing the details of the day. a real estate deal of the 1980s that triggered their crisis.
"Congressman Jerry Nadler has fought for years for a very large development project I've built in the West Side of Manhattan. He wanted a railway yard under development or, better yet, to stop work. He has neither, and development has become VERY successful, "tweeted Trump on Tuesday.
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"Nevertheless, I got on very well with Jerry during the zoning and construction process. Then I changed course (slightly), became president and now I have to deal again with Congressman Nadler. Some things never end, but I hope everything will be fine for everyone. Only time will tell!
The president's tweets come after the Washington Post recounted the story of their quarrel. The Post reported that it began in 1985, while Nadler was a member of the New York State Parliament. The Post reported that Trump, at the time, had bought a property in Nadler District and wanted to build a development that he apparently would have called "the city of television". But Nadler wanted the property, which was an old railway yard, to be modernized. . Nadler reportedly blocked Trump from public funds and mortgage loan insurance.
Trump eventually started building the property and worked on the development of residential buildings, but in 2005, after construction delays and legislators' refusal, Trump reportedly sold the property for $ 1.8 billion.
After Trump was elected president in 2016, residents of the apartments on this property voted to remove the name, Trump Place, from the buildings.
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In 2019, Nadler's committee conducts several investigations on Trump. Last month, Nadler sent requests for documents to 81 individuals and entities related to the President and his business relations.
Nadler, D-N.Y., Last month imposed a deadline for sending responses, but by that time only a fraction had responded.
Nadler's panel also leads the case by requiring Attorney General Bill Barr to release to the committee the report of Special Advocate Robert Mueller regarding Russia.
At this point, Barr said that he would share the report with Congress in mid-April, but that the more than 400-page report is being reviewed by the Department of Justice with the help of Mueller and his team. Barr stated that they were "well advanced in the process of identifying and writing sensitive content" of the report before handing it to Congress.
According to Barr's summary of the report, the special council found no evidence of collusion between the members of the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential election.
The special council also considered whether the president had hindered justice in any way whatsoever, but ultimately did not reach that conclusion. Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, however, stated that the evidence was "not sufficient to establish that the President committed an offense of obstruction of justice".