New York City to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol riot

New York City to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol riot

1/14/2021 7:04:00 AM

New York City to terminate Trump contracts after Capitol riot

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Trump Organization earns about $17 million a year in profit from its contracts from two ice rinks, a carousel and a golf course in the city.

NEW YORK — New York City will terminate business contracts with President Trump after last week’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.“I’m here to announce that the city of New York is severing all contracts with the Trump Organization,” De Blasio said in an interview on MSNBC.

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De Blasio said the Trump Organization earns about $17 million a year in profit from its contracts to run two ice skating rinks and a carousel in Central Park as well as a golf course in the Bronx.The city can legally terminate a contract if the leadership of a company is engaged in criminal activity, the Democratic mayor said. “Inciting an insurrection — let’s be very clear, let’s say the words again — inciting an insurrection against the United States government clearly constitutes criminal activity,” he said.

AdvertisementA Trump Organization representative said the city can’t cancel the contracts.“The City of New York has no legal right to end our contracts and if they elect to proceed, they will owe The Trump Organization over $30 million,” the representative said in an emailed statement. “This is nothing more than political discrimination, an attempt to infringe on the First Amendment and we plan to fight vigorously.”

The move to end Trump’s business contracts in the city he formerly called home is the latest example of howis affecting the Republican president’s business interests.New York City doesn’t do business with insurrectionists.We’re taking steps to TERMINATE agreements with the Trump Organization to operate the Central Park Carousel, Wollman and Lasker skating rinks, and the Ferry Point Golf Course.

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When it’s discovered the Democrats were actually behind it I hope he sues them all. ProfJNMoyo USA is now worse than all undemocratic countries in Africa. In Africa they go after thier political opponents and try destroy them because of differences in views. They silence you. They bankrupt you...that is what America has become

Low lives,Trump will be fine. If only the city cared this much about a doubling in the number of shootings and a large spike in murders. 🤷‍♂️. $17M dollars A YEAR down the drain. Think how many hours of criminal defense attorney time that would buy! Business is business NYC should be sued for cancelling Trump contracts. Prez Trump never incited the riot. Proof is coming out there were outside groups involved. Hatred, jealousy n the reach of the democratic machine is motivating the destruction of our President. America is watching!

Yup. They think they can erase him just like the ancients tried to do to the monuments and faces of those before them. He has outed who these self-righteous POSs are. CHUCK SCHUMER: I want to tell have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. Good!