The New York Daily News reports:
The city has no “legal foundation” to cancel its contract with former President Donald Trump’s golf course in the Bronx, a Manhattan judge ruled Friday. Former Mayor Bill de Blasio tried to strip Trump’s name from the city-owned Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point Park in February 2021 after the Jan. 6 insurrection.
The city had justified terminating the 20-year license agreement early for the Throgs Neck fairway by arguing the Trump brand was “irretrievably tarnished.”
A Trump Org spokeswoman said in a statement that the 18-hole golf course will remain open through 2032. De Blasio had “weaponized” the city Parks Department to advance a partisan agenda and “interfere with free enterprise,” the spokeswoman, Amanda Miller, said.
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A Manhattan judge rules that NYC has no “legal foundation” to cancel its contract with former President Donald Trump’s golf course in the Bronx. https://t.co/F7fcDUFD1c
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