The Girl Scouts Of New York Cut Business Ties With Trump After Capitol Riots
The Girl Scouts Chapter of Greater New York is looking into getting out of its lease for space in the Trump Building on Wall Street in the financial district of Manhattan. The building is controlled by President Donald Trump‘s family real estate firm.
They are trying to get out of a 15-year lease that they entered into in 2014
“As a matter of very high priority, our organization has been exploring options for getting out of the lease and the building,” Meridith Maskara, the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York, said in a statement. “We continue to investigate our options and work to find an office space that would best serve the girls of New York City.”
The Girl Scouts are not the only ones trying to cut ties with the Trump Family after the riots at the Capitol last week.
Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, announced on Jan. 13 that the city was making moves to end contracts with the Trump Organization.
“We’re taking steps to TERMINATE agreements with the Trump Organization to operate the Central Park Carousel, Wollman and Lasker skating rinks, and the Ferry Point Golf Course,” de Blasio tweeted.
New York City doesn’t do business with insurrectionists.
We’re taking steps to TERMINATE agreements with the Trump Organization to operate the Central Park Carousel, Wollman and Lasker skating rinks, and the Ferry Point Golf Course.
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) January 13, 2021