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De Blasio Announces Major Action NYC Is Taking Against the Trump Organization

Added 01-13-21 09:45:04pm EST - “If the left can silence a political adversary by cutting him off at the knees financially, politically, and personally, where will it end?” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “De Blasio Announces NYC Is Severing Contracts with Trump Org: 'An Organization Led by a Criminal'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Noam Galai / Getty ImagesNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at South Street Seaport on Aug. 3, 2020, in New York City. (Noam Galai / Getty Images)

No matter what anyone thinks of President Donald Trump, what’s happening to him now should fill all patriotic Americans with dread and disgust.

Adding to the growing list of vindictive actions against the outgoing president — a real estate mogul who set aside his lucrative business to serve his country — is another potential blow to Trump’s financial future.

On Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced he would sever the city’s relationship with the Trump organization, canceling contracts for the Central Park Carousel, the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, and two of Central Park’s iconic ice-skating rinks, the New York Times reported. The organization earned roughly $17 million per year from the contracts.

Citing a stipulation in the contracts that allow severance for “criminal activity,” de Blasio said the city was within its legal rights to do so.

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