Trump has the money to break contracts knowing that people can’t afford the legal cost of fighting him. I remember this eing in the news when I lived in Chicago.
“However, several years later, Trump was not feeling as generous when the prices of condos went up. He went back on the deal with the argument that any gains “are profits we’re entitled to” and that he was legally allowed to tear up the contracts. Garry Benson, a real estate developer and consultant who ended up paying $595,000 for a 49th-floor condo that Trump originally agreed to sell for $542,000, stated that, “It shows you can’t take the man for his word.”