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Trump U staff included drug trafficker, child molester

An AP investigation found dozens of those hired by Trump U had checkered pasts—including bankruptcies, foreclosures, tax liens and other significant money troubles


 

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump says he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University.

But an Associated Press investigation has found dozens of those hired by the company had checkered pasts _ including convictions for cocaine trafficking and child molestation.

AP ran background checks on 68 people listed as speakers and staff for the Republican presidential nominee’s namesake real-estate seminars. Half had bankruptcies, foreclosures, tax liens or other indicators of significant money troubles prior to teaching Trump University courses.

Four are convicted felons. They include Ron Broussard, a former Army sergeant court-martialled in 1994 for sodomy and indecent acts with an 8-year-old girl.

Company lawyer Jill Martin said only a minuscule number of Trump University’s staff were criminals and that surveys showed students were overwhelmingly satisfied with the seminars.


 

Trump U staff included drug trafficker, child molester

  1. So what? Are they still working for Trump U? And WTF is Trump U anyway? Did we all have a laugh about that already? Show me any university that hasn’t had it’s own cast of unique and sometimes shady characters. Sure to Gord Macleans isn’t ‘ranking’ Trump U, too.

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