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In UN building, Trump sees a real estate deal that got away

25 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - As President Donald Trump visits the United Nations building in New York this week, he won't be focused only on the global challenges facing the world body - he's still reliving the real estate deal there that got away.
More than a decade later, Trump vividly recalls the overtures he made to rebuild the 39-story tower in the early 2000s and posits that he could have done a better job with the $2.3 billion project, which took about three years longer than anticipated and came in more than $400 million over budget.
In the leadup to this week's U.N. General Assembly meetings, the...
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