US Billionaire attacks opponent’s stanceGolf course project on track

‘Slum’ farm could hinder hotel plans, warns Trump

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 27/05/2010

Donald Trump said yesterday that protesters could not derail his plans for a golf course and housing – but admitted they could affect proposals for a £250million hotel at the heart of the resort.

The American billionaire jetted into the north-east yesterday to review work on his “greatest golf course in the world” at Menie, and insisted any compulsory purchase moves against his biggest opponent would have to be taken by the local authority.

He branded Michael Forbes’s small farm a “slum” and revealed he had twice shaken hands on deals to buy it from him.

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