Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced his city is “severing all contracts with the Trump Organization” in the wake of the “insurrection” at the U.S Capitol last week by a group of the president’s supporters.
De Blasio advised that his legal team determined they have the right to sever the contract because the company’s leadership is “engaged in criminal activity.” He added the Trump Organization would profit from the City of New York “no longer.”
“[I’m] here to announce that the City of New York is severing all contracts with the Trump Organization,” de Blasio told MSNBC “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski. “Our legal team has done the assessment, and the contracts make very clear that if a company, the leadership of that company is engaged in criminal activity, we have the right to sever the contract.”
“Inciting an insurrection against the United States government clearly