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Trump Tower Fire Brings Up Donald Trump’s Past Lobby Against Sprinklers in NYC Buildings


President Donald Trump’s time as a real estate developer who lobbied against installing sprinklers in NYC buildings was called into question on Sunday, April 8, a day after a fire at New York City’s Trump Tower left one man dead and six fireman injured. The publication reports that at the time, Trump had called city officials to argue that sprinklers were too expensive — at $4 per square foot — to install throughout an entire building. This comes after the president took to Twitter on Saturday, April 7, to declare that the Trump Tower fire was “very contained” in his “well built building.” “The apartment was entirely on fire.

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  1. Curtis Lee says

    To bad Trump missed the fire would have made the country's day.

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