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Trump defends his creditworthiness following New York Times article saying Deutsche Bank ignored Trump-related suspicious activity reports

Christina Wilkie

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his personal financial creditworthiness and his long-standing client relationship with Deutsche Bank. The New York Times reported over the weekend that the German bank ignored red flags raised by its own employees about potentially illegal transactions between Trump and other outside entities. Trump accused the Times of "writing phony stories about how I didn't use many banks because they didn't want to do business with me.