Judge rules Trump can keep operating New York City golf course

President Trump will be allowed to continue operating a golf course in the Bronx after a judge’s ruling found that New York City unlawfully terminated Trump’s contract.

New York’s goofy former mayor, Bill de Blasio, had canceled the contract after the so-called “insurrection” at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Trump’s legal victory

Trump has not been charged with insurrection or any other crime in relation to the Jan. 6 riot, which began before Trump had even finished speaking at a peaceful rally near the White House.

Nevertheless, de Blasio seized on the event — claiming that Trump “directly incited an insurrection” — to cancel the city’s contract with Trump Links at Ferry Point Park last year.

While de Blasio argued the Capitol riot would make the golf course unable to attract tournaments, Justice Debra James of the state Supreme Court ruled that the city’s contract did not actually require tournaments. Trump’s son Eric Trump hailed the judge for rejecting the city’s “nonsense” argument.

“The judge didn’t buy their nonsense and this is a well-reasoned and appropriate decision and we look forward to running the best golf course for years to come,” he said.

The city could still terminate the contract. which lasts until 2035, at will, but would then be forced to fork over $30 million to the Trump Organization.

Trump comeback?

The city also yanked contracts for two skating rinks and a carousel in Central Park as part of what the Trump Organization denounced as a “political vendetta.”

“This is not just a win for the Trump Organization; this is a win for justice, for the people of the City of New York, and for the hundreds of our hard-working employees at Ferry Point,” spokeswoman Amanda Miller said.

Trump’s victory comes after two Manhattan prosecutors who spent years investigating his business resigned in February from their partisan fishing expedition.

Despite the relentless efforts of the establishment to purge him from the political arena, including an unprecedented social media ban of a sitting president, Trump continues to loom largely over national politics.

A Trump comeback appears to be a distinct possibility as the 45th president overtakes his floundering rival, Joe Biden, in numerous polls while continuing to tease a 2024 White House campaign.

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