Business is slagging at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, which is likely a result of political backlash against President Trump, Axios reports.
Business records show that between 2015 and 2018, profits fell 89%, from $16.7 million to $1.8 million, according to Axios. As a result, the establishment is “leaving jobs open, rolling back amenities and purchasing cheaper supplies ” as a means to cut back on costs. In contrast, records show that other hotel establishments in Chicago without the Trump name are financially sound.
As Axios points out, Trump is under increasing scrutiny for violating the emoluments clause by way of his properties, which stand to financially benefit by hosting White House-related events.
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‘Not sure how they sleep at night’: Outrage erupts as GOP senator blocks Armenian Genocide bill at Trump’s behest
According to a report from Axios this Thursday, Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) was directed by the White House to block a resolution formally recognizing Turkey's genocide of the Armenian people. Cramer's move marks the third time the Trump administration has directed a GOP senator to block the resolution.
The move was met with widespread condemnation, some of which came from former GOP state Rep. Cole Wist (CO), who accused the White House of attempting to "whitewash history."
As impeachment looms, 350 mental health professionals warn Congress that nuclear-armed Trump ‘a threat to safety of our nation’
"We are convinced that, as the time of possible impeachment approaches, Donald Trump has the real potential to become ever more dangerous."
A group of more than 350 health professionals—led by three preeminent psychiatrists—delivered a petition to the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday warning that President Donald Trump's allegedly deteriorating mental state could result in "catastrophic outcomes," including nuclear war, as the possibility of impeachment looms.
Conservative pro-impeachment congressman explains why Democrats ‘made a strategic error’ by ignoring the major flaws in GOP witness Turley’s testimony
Four legal scholars testified at the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearing on Wednesday: three of them argued in favor of impeachment (Pamela Karlan, Noah Feldman and Michael Gerhardt), while Prof. Jonathan Turley of the George Washington University Law School argued against it. Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, a former Republican turned independent and right-wing proponent of impeaching President Donald Trump, analyzed Turley’s testimony in a December 5 thread on Twitter — outlining some flaws and asserting that House Judiciary Democrats made a mistake by not using those flaws to their advantage.