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Trump National Golf Club is being sued because it kept charging people who cancelled


Former members of the Trump National Golf Club, owned by Eric Trump, have sued the club for $6 million because the club still charged them for being members despite them cancelling their memberships.

The former members had to keep paying the $6,000 annual fees, but weren't allowed to enter the club once they started the process of cancelling, the Sun-Sentinel reports.

They claim the Trump family broke the members' contract when they bought the course in 2012.

Before Trump bought the club, members could get on a waiting list to secure their refund. Once a certain number of new memberships were sold, those trying to cancel could get their money back, which sometimes included a deposit of as much as $200,000. Trump's lawyers disagreed.

"There's no excuse for them not to pay their dues," attorney Herman Russomanno II said.

Donald himself appeared in court via a taped deposition. WPEC reported he punted a lot of questions to Eric. 

The disparity between Trump's Monday and and that of Hillary Clinton did not go unnoticed.

I'm trying to understand what we're really fighting about.
U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra

And even the judge involved in the case, Kenneth Marra, found it all confusing, according to The Palm Beach Post (paywall).

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