In 2012, Trump was recognized by Forbes magazine among their top ’30 under 30′ in real estate and by the New York Observer as one of the ’20 Most Important Young Philanthropists’. In 2006, he founded The Eric Trump Foundation.
16. Sexual Assault Remarks
On the August 2, 2016 episode of CBS This Morning, Eric defended a controversial statement his father gave to USA Today the day before, in which he said that if his daughter were ever sexually harassed in the workplace, he would “like to think she would find another career or find another company.” Eric Trump attempted to clarify by saying that “Ivanka is a strong, powerful woman, she wouldn’t allow herself to be objected to it.” Gretchen Carlson, former Fox News anchor who sued former Fox CEO Roger Ailes for harassment, and Megyn Kelly, a current Fox News anchor who has also alleged unwanted advances, denounced both father and son for “victim blaming.”