Eric Trump said his father was a victim of a “culture of abolition” after banks, social media companies, the PGA and New York City authorities opposed him after Wednesday’s uprising.
The president’s son told the Associated Press on Tuesday that Trump had been punished by cowardly liberal companies and organizations, but defiantly urged his father to leave the presidency with a powerful brand backed by millions of voters who would follow him “to the ends of the earth.”
“We’re living in an era of culture abolition, but that’s not something that started this week,” said Eric, 37.
Eric Trump told the crowd on Wednesday, “Show some fighting,” urging them to “march to the Capitol.”
Donald Trump (seen Tuesday) is a victim of a “culture of abolition,” his son Eric said.
Eric, along with his brother Donald Jr., has run the family business since their father took office four years ago.
“If you don’t agree with them, if you don’t like them, they try to cancel you.”
Amid accusations that Trump incited the crowd on Wednesday, America’s PGA voted to take away its namesake championship from Trump’s Bedminster, New Jersey golf course next year.
A British golf organization has said the British Open will not be played on Trump’s property for the foreseeable future.
E-commerce company Shopify has stopped helping run Trump’s online store.
Social media companies blocked him, and New York announced that he wanted to cancel contracts with Trump for slides and a golf course in the Bronx.
“The president has instigated a revolt against the United States government, which is clearly an unconstitutional act,” said Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio.
– This is unforgivable.
Deutsche Bank, one of Trump’s biggest creditors, has said it will no longer work with Trump
The PGA said Monday that their championship will not be held in Bedminster in May 2022.
New York is trying to end its relationship with the president after the riots
Potentially the most worrying of all is that several banks, including one of its largest lenders, Deutsche Bank, have said they will no longer lend to Trump’s company, increasing the prospect of the president having to dig into his own pockets to repay their loans if you can not refinance.
“We have witnessed the President of the United States encourage rebels and refrain from calling on the National Guard to protect Congress in the performance of his duty,” said a bank that broke ties, the New York Signature Bank, once so close to Trump. his daughter Ivanka on board.
Eric Trump looked undisturbed but combative as he spoke on the phone from his office in Trump Tower, AP reported.
Trump’s golf courses are believed to be struggling as his name becomes toxic
He dismissed the hits as a major threat to a company with a minimum debt – $ 400 million against billions of assets – and could always use its huge real estate for money, not to mention the loyalty of those held by the president.
“You have a man who will be traced to the ends of the earth by a hundred million Americans,” said Eric Trump.
“He created the greatest political movement in American history, and its possibilities are endless.”
Despite this optimistic assessment, limited data on his private company suggests that the Trump Organization’s golf properties, as well as other parts of his business, may be struggling.
His two Scottish golf courses have been losing money for years, last year he had to provide more than 1,000 workers due to the coronavirus, housing prices in Trump’s apartment buildings fell sharply and the company failed to sell one of its most famous properties. , the Trump International Hotel in Washington
A man who does business with members of Trump’s golf club in Bedminster said several members were considering freezing their membership after the Capitol riots and that it would be difficult to get new members.
Eric Trump was filmed with his father and Don Jr. in June 2016 at their Scottish golf course
Eric, pictured with his wife Lara and Rudy Giuliani, is voted to challenge the election results
“They don’t want to be publicly ashamed of being members of his golf club,” the man said.
“Do you think a person who works for a financial company or a pharmaceutical company wants to see a picture of him in a newspaper?”
He and his father, Eric Trump, spoke to the crowd on Jan. 6, before many of them rushed to the Capitol, pushed through barriers, attacked police, vandalized the building, and left five dead.
– Have a spine. Show a little struggle. Learn from Donald Trump, ‘said Eric Trump, before inviting them to march on the Capitol.
President Trump said on Tuesday during a visit to the Texas border wall that he was not responsible for inciting the uprising, and warned that efforts to impeach him because of his comments only threatened further division of the country, “which is very dangerous.”
Asked directly in his interview if he felt his father was inciting the crowd, Eric Trump paused and then the line stopped.
At least 170 lawsuits have been filed against Trump supporters who stormed the Capitol
Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Wednesday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck
A protester fights a police officer for riots outside the Capitol building after it takes effect at 6 p.m.