Owner of Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino resisting Donald Trump's bid to remove his name

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The owner of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is fighting back against Donald Trump's bid to have his name removed from it.

Trump Entertainment Resorts is resisting a legal bid by Donald and Ivanka Trump to force it to scrub the Trump name from its lone remaining casino.

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The company agreed to remove the Trump name from the now-closed Trump Plaza. It's trying to prevent the Trump Taj Mahal from closing next month.

The Trumps no longer have any role with Trump Entertainment. They say it has allowed the casinos to deteriorate, which damages their brand.

The company last week got a bankruptcy judge to scrap its union contract. It's seeking massive government aid to stay afloat.