Trump Likened to Mob Boss John Gotti in Ex-Prosecutor’s New Book

  • Former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the South Carolina Statehouse, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster listens at left. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NEW YORK — Donald Trump grew his business, fortune and fame “through a pattern of criminal activity,” according to a new book by a veteran prosecutor, who reveals that the Manhattan district attorney’s office once considered charging the former president with racketeering, a law often used against the Mafia.