Eric Trump has claimed that his father is a victim of ‘cancellation culture’ after banks, social media companies, the PGA and New York City authorities moved against him after Wednesday’s uprising.
The president’s son told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Trump was being punished by liberal-minded companies and organizations, but defiantly insisted his father leave the presidency with a strong mark backed by millions of voters who will follow him ‘to the end of the Earth.’
‘We live in a period of cancellation culture, but that’s not something that started this week,’ said Eric, 37.
Eric Trump on Wednesday told spectators: ‘Show fight,’ urged them to ‘march towards the Capitol’
Donald Trump (seen Tuesday) is the victim of ‘cancel culture’, his son Eric said
Eric and his brother, Donald Jr., have run the family business since their father took office four years ago.
‘If you disagree with them and if they do not like you, they will try to cancel you.’
Amid accusations Trump called for the mob on Wednesday, the PGA of America voted to remove its name brand championship from Trump’s Bedminster, New Jersey, golf course next year.
A British golf organization said the British Open will not be played on a Trump property in the ‘foreseeable future’.
E-commerce company Shopify stopped helping run the Trump Store online.
Social media companies blocked him, and New York City announced they would cancel contracts with Trump for ice rinks and a golf course in the Bronx.
‘The president encouraged an uprising against the US government, a clearly unconstitutional act,’ said Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Deutsche Bank, one of Trump’s largest lenders, has said it will no longer work with Trump
The PGA said Monday that their championship would not be held in Bedminster in May 2022
New York City wants to end its relationship with the president after the riots
Potentially most worrying of all is that several banks, including one of his largest lenders, Deutsche Bank, have reportedly said they will no longer lend to Trump’s firm, raising the prospect that the president may have to dig in. his own pockets to pay off his loan if he cannot refinance.
“We witnessed the President of the United States encouraging the rebels and refraining from calling on the National Guard to protect Congress in its duty,” said a bank that cut ties, the New York Signature Bank – once so close to Trump, as it put his daughter Ivanka on its table.
Eric Trump seemed improper but belligerent when he spoke by telephone from his office in the Trump Tower, the AP reported.
It is believed that Trump’s golf courses are struggling as his name becomes toxic
He dismissed hits as no major threat to a company with minimal debt – $ 400 million against billions in assets – and can always drain its large real estate for cash, not to mention the loyalty of those holding on to the president.
“You have a man who would be followed up to the ends of the earth by a hundred million Americans,” Eric Trump said.
‘He created the largest political movement in American history, and his possibilities are endless.’
Regardless of this positive assessment, the limited data available to his private firm assesses the Trump Organization’s golf properties as well as other parts of his business may struggle.
Its two Scottish golf courses have lost money for years, it had to stand on more than 1,000 workers last year due to coronavirus, prices of apartments in Trump’s housing have fallen sharply and the company has not been successful in its plans to sell one of its most famous properties, the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC
A person doing business with members at Trump’s Golf Club in Bedminster said more members are considering freezing their membership after the Capitol riots and that it will be difficult to get new members to join.
Eric Trump is pictured with his father and Don Jr in June 2016 on their Scottish golf course
Eric, pictured with wife Lara and Rudy Giuliani, has been vocal in challenging election results
‘They do not want to be publicly ashamed of being a member of his golf club,’ the person said.
‘Do you think a guy who works for a financial company or a pharmaceutical company will see his picture in the newspaper?’
Along with his father, Eric Trump spoke to the crowd on January 6, before many of them rushed to the Capitol, pushed over barriers, attacked police, vandalized the building and left five people dead.
‘Has some backbone. Show some kind of fight. Learn from Donald Trump, Eric Trump said before urging them to ‘march against the Capitol.’
President Trump said Tuesday during a visit to the Texas border wall that he bore no responsibility for promoting the insurgency and warned that efforts to charge him with his comments only threatened to divide the country further, ‘which is very dangerous.
When asked directly in his interview if he felt his father was encouraging the audience, Eric Trump stopped, and then the line died.
At least 170 cases have been opened against Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol
Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Wednesday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck
A protester is fighting with a riot police officer outside the Capitol building, after the curfew at. 18 entered into force