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Trump's business contracts in NYC to be terminated following Capitol riots

New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announces severing contracts with the Trump Organisation



By AP

Published: Wed 13 Jan 2021, 5:58 PM

Last updated: Wed 13 Jan 2021, 6:01 PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will terminate business contracts with New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week’s insurrection at the US Capitol, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday.

The Trump Organisation is under city contract to operate the two ice rinks and a carousel in Central Park as well as a golf course in the Bronx.

The Trump Organisation profits about $17 million a year from those sites, de Blasio said.

“I’m here to announce that the city of New York is severing all contracts with the Trump Organisation,” de Blasio said.

An email seeking comment was sent Wednesday to the Trump Organisation.

It is the latest example of how the Jan. 6 breach by violent Trump supporters is impacting the Republican president’s business interests.

The PGA of America voted Sunday to take the PGA Championship away from his New Jersey golf course next year, a move that came after social media platforms disabled Trump’s accounts and Shopify took down online stores affiliated with him.

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