Donald Trump's niece 'prepared to change name' to cut ties with former president

Kristine Tarbert
·Features and Health Editor
·1-min read

Donald Trump’s niece has revealed she would be ‘prepared to change her name’ off the back of her uncle’s chaotic presidency.

In a new interview with The Telegraph, Mary Trump said the “damage” the former US president “has done to this country is incalculable”.

Mary Trump
Mary Trump is prepared to change her name. Photo: AP

“We're just waiting to find out how much is irreparable,” the clinical psychologist told the publication.

“I am prepared to change my name if need be.”

The author of the Trump 'tell-all' Too Much and Never Enough said Joe Biden's inauguration last week was a day for her to “break open the champagne”.

And when asked how Trump might have felt on the day she said it would have felt like America was “dumping a great pile of mashed potato on his head”.

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Mary says Donald Trump's is 'incapable of change'. Photo: AP

Mary’s book, released last July, speaks about Trump’s childhood all the way through to his presidency.


She said she wanted to “help people understand who he is”, but faced backlash after publication with some labelling her as a “disgruntled, disinherited niece”.

Mary Trump's new book about U.S. President Donald Trump
Mary Trump's new book about Donald Trump. Photo: Getty

“If I can do anything to change the narrative and to tell the truth, I need to do that, because I don't believe the American people had the entire truth four years ago,” she said.

Mary has reportedly had to hire “around the clock” security prompted by fears of attacks from the family.

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