Aaron Schlossberg, Instantly Infamous Lawyer, Gave $500 To Trump Campaign by the Forward

Aaron Schlossberg, Instantly Infamous Lawyer, Gave $500 To Trump Campaign

Aaron Schlossberg, the Manhattan lawyer who achieved instant internet infamy for confronting Spanish-speaking people in a deli, gave $500 to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

The donation to Trump was revealed by OpenSecrets.org.

Schlossberg erupted at fellow patrons and workers at a midtown Manhattan deli after he overheard them speaking in Spanish.

He threatened to call immigration agents, although there was no reason for him to suspect they weren’t Americans.

Schlossberg attended the tony Haverford School in suburban Philadelphia and Johns Hopkins University for college, according to his LinkedIn page. He also graduated from George Washington University’s law school.

People bombarded his Facebook page and the Google entry for his law practice with negative comments.

Ironically he has the chutzpah to brag on the firm’s web site of being fluent in Spanish.

Instantly Infamous Lawyer Gave $500 To Trump Campaign

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Dave Goldiner

Dave Goldiner

Dave Goldiner is the Forward’s director of digital media. Dave is a veteran journalist who has spent two decades working at newspapers in the United States and Africa. A native New Yorker, Goldiner wrote for the New York Daily News, where he covered some of the biggest stories of our time, including the attacks of September 11, along with thousands of stories of hope and heartbreak. He also studied and worked in Southern Africa and has written for publications in South Africa and Zimbabwe. He holds masters degrees in journalism and public administration from Columbia University. Dave can be reached at goldiner@forward.com, or follow him on Twitter @davegoldiner

Loudmouth Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg Gave $500 To Trump

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