New York blocks Trump, revokes contracts after Capitol attack

  • The mayor of New York announced that the city will terminate its contracts with President Donald Trump after the violent assault on the Capitol
  • “New York City does not do business with insurgents,” wrote the mayor
  • The Trump Organization has a contract with the city to operate the two ice rinks and a carousel in Central Park

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that New York City will terminate its business contracts with President Donald Trump as a result of the assault on the United States Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters last week.

The Trump Organization has a contract with the city to operate two ice rinks and a carousel in Central Park, as well as a golf course in the Bronx district, it reported. The Associated Press.

Photo: Twitter.

The Trump Organization makes about $ 17 million a year as a result of those contracts, de Blasio said.

“I am here to announce that New York City is terminating all contracts with the Trump Organization,” de Blasio said.

“New York City does not do business with insurgents,” the mayor wrote on his Twitter account.

New York blocks Trump and revokes contracts for attack on Capitol

Photo: Twitter.

He added: “We are taking steps to END the agreements with the Trump Organization to operate the Central Park Carousel, Wollman and Lasker skating rinks and the Ferry Point golf course.”

An email seeking comment was sent to the Trump Organization on Wednesday. It is the latest example of how the violent assault on January 6 by Trump supporters is affecting the business interests of the outgoing Republican president.

The PGA of America voted Sunday to withdraw the PGA Championship from Trump’s golf course in New Jersey next year, a move that came after major sports platforms social networks they deactivated Trump’s accounts and that Shopify removed the online stores affiliated with him.

Trump, close to 2nd impeachment after assault on Capitol

President Trump is about to be impeached for the second time in his term. The House of Representatives plans an unprecedented vote a week after the president encouraged a mob of loyal supporters to “fight” against the election results and the Capitol became the scene of a deadly insurrection.

Although his first impeachment trial last year failed to garner Republican support in the lower house, a small but significant number of leaders and other lawmakers are turning away from their party to join the Democrats on Wednesday, eager not to lay claim to decency and democracy. Americans at greater risk despite the fact that Trump’s term has just a few days left.

Trump’s surprising fall in his final days in the White House, and alarming warnings of possible violent acts by his supporters, leave the nation at an uncomfortable and unknown juncture before Democrat Joe Biden takes office on 20 December. January.

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“If inviting a mob to rise up against your own government is not a judgable act, what is?” Said Jamie Raskin, Democratic Representative of Maryland, who wrote the articles of impeachment.

Trump, who would become the only US president to go through this process twice, faces a single charge of “inciting insurrection.”

The four-page impeachment resolution is based on the president’s own incendiary rhetoric and the falsehoods he disseminated about Biden’s victory in the presidential elections, including at a White House rally on the same day as the Capitol attack. on January 6, to build a case for serious crimes and misdemeanors as required by the Constitution.

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