By Hunter Walker
July 21, 2015
...This isn't the first time Trump's controversial comments on the campaign trail have caused him trouble in his hometown. Earlier this month, New York City Councilman Mark Levine (D) urged Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) to end Trump's concession contracts with the city, which include an ice skating rink and a planned golf course on public parkland. De Blasio subsequently said the city would review the contracts and Trump responded with a letter to the parks commissioner praising his company's work for the city including refurbishing a carousel he described as having been a "disgusting, dirty, unsafe machine."