By West Sider
July 20, 2015
Since he entered the presidential race, Donald Trump has gone barely a day without stirring controversy, for comments about undocumented Mexican immigrants being “rapists,” to statements about John McCain not being a hero because he was captured in Vietnam. He’s lost contracts with NBC and other companies.
After the comments about immigrants, local Councilman Mark Levine, chairman of the council’s Committee on Parks and Recreation, started pushing for the city to cancel all of Trump’s contracts with city parks — including Trump’s deals to run Wollman and Lasker Ice Rinks and the Central Park Carousel.