The only reality show Donald Trump should have ever been featured in is The Biggest Loser because he just got his ass handed to him in court.
Two years ago, Trump National Doral Miami golf resort signed a contract worth $200,000 for a local business called The Paint Spot to provide paint used to renovate the golf course.
Well, guess who tried to stiff The Paint Spot of the final $34,863 payment in the deal?
Yeah, that would be Republican nominee Donald J. Trump.
Trump and his company refused to honor the contract by not paying the final payment, saying that they’ve “paid enough” for the paint. In other words, Trump negotiated a deal that ended up costing him more in the end, just like the kinds of deals he wants to negotiate for America with the rest of the world.
Anyway, Paint Spot owner Juan Carlos Enriquez filed suit against Trump in court, and Judge Jorge Cueto just slapped Trump and his company with a $300,000 hit to cover The Paint Shop’s attorney and court fees, nearly ten times more money than the $34,863 owed. And Trump STILL hasn’t paid that debt, so how are we supposed to trust him to pay down the debt of en entire nation if he can’t meet his own obligations?
“I’m happy I have a judgment,” Enriquez told the Miami Herald. “But he [Trump] hasn’t paid yet. You know how he says he’ll surround himself with the greatest people if he is president? In this case, he might not be surrounded by the right people.”
This isn’t even the first fine Trump has been ordered to pay this month.
On the same day as his coronation as the Republican Party nominee last week, the National Labor Relations Board slapped Trump with an $11,200 fine for treating employees like shit because they tried to join a labor union.
As it turns out, one employee was wrongfully fired and the other was retaliated against by denying them the promotion they had earned.
For someone who claims to be the “law and order” candidate, Trump sure does break the law a lot.