New York City Terminating Contracts With Trump Organization, Mayor Announces on MSNBC

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"Inciting an insurrection against the US government clearly constitutes criminal activity", he said during the interview.

The Trump Organization will see its contracts with New York City axed as a effect of the Capitol riot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday.

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

Contracts for the rinks were set to expire in April, the New York Times reported.

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

The contracts include the Wollman and Lasker ice skating rinks in Central Park, the Central Park Carousel, and the Jack Nicklaus-designed Ferry Point golf course near the East River.

Amid accusations that Trump allegedly incited the Capitol mob on 6 January, the PGA voted to strip its namesake championship from Trump's Bedminister golf course in New Jersey, next year.

"We're going to get new vendors to take over". "They'll probably challenge us in court".

Following the Capitol riot, the PGA of America and the R&A both announced they would shun two golf courses owned by the president. He said the agreements for the carousel and skating rinks will be ended in less than a month, but that the golf course could take longer.

The contracts contain language, including words like "arbitrary" and "capricious", that forbids cancelling the deals if it appears to be because of personal animus. A British golf organisation also said the British Open will not be hosted by a Trump property in the "foreseeable future", and the e-commerce company Shopify moved to stop its involvement in running the online Trump Store.

Mr Levine said that seeing Mr Trump's name on the Central Park establishments "felt like a punch to the gut".



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