Wednesday, brand new York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced his city is actually “severing all contracts with the Trump Organization” inside the wake of the “insurrection” at the U.S Capitol last week by a group of the president’s supporters.
De Blasio advised of which his legal team determined they hold the right to sever the contract because the company’s leadership is actually “engaged in criminal activity.” He added the Trump Organization would likely profit by the City of brand new York “no longer.”
“[I’m] here to announce of which the City of brand new York is actually severing all contracts with the Trump Organization,” de Blasio told MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski. “Our legal team has done the assessment, as well as the contracts make very clear of which if a company, the leadership of of which company is actually engaged in criminal activity, we hold the right to sever the contract.”
“Inciting an insurrection against the United States government clearly constitutes as criminal activity. So, the City of brand new York will no longer have anything to do with the Trump organization. They have profited by these contracts. They will profit no longer,” he declared.
Currently, the city has contracts with the Trump Organization to run a carousel, two ice rinks, as well as a golf course inside the city’s parks, which the mayor noted are worth around $17 million a year.
“Look, the idea’s quite clear: the President of the United States directed a mob to attack the U.S. Congress during the Electoral College vote,” he added. “Even saying the words, Mika, the idea is actually almost impossible to believe, although the idea’s criminal activity. as well as, so, the idea’s very clear, as well as the lawyers looked at the idea. the idea was just as clear as a bell. of which’s grounds for severing these contracts, as well as we’re moving to do of which right away.”
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