De Blasio Says NYC Is Looking To Cancel Trump Organization Contracts ‘Very Quickly’

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Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that the city is looking to cancel its contracts with the Trump Organization after the Capitol riot, according to the New York Post (NYP).

The contracts “are all under review right now,” de Blasio said during a City Hall press briefing, the NYP reported. “The city is looking to cancel the several contracts that they have with the Trump Organization “very, very carefully and very quickly,” the mayor told reporters.

“The president incited a rebellion against the United States government – clearly an unconstitutional act and people died,” de Blasio said according to the NYP. “That’s unforgivable. So our legal team is right now assessing the options.” (RELATED: Michelle Obama Calls On Big Tech Companies To ‘Permanently’ Ban Trump)

During Wednesday’s riot in Washington, D.C., a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building in protest of the certification of the Electoral College votes, which was taking place that day. The Capitol was put on a total lockdown and lawmakers were forced to evacuate after the building was breached.

The riot left five people dead, including a Capitol Police officer.

Social media companies began banning Trump shortly after the riot. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, and other companies permanently terminated Trump’s accounts and began cracking down on accounts that they say violated their terms of service. Twitter said Monday night that they purged more than 70,000 accounts from their platform.

Parler, the social media app that has positioned itself as a free-speech alternative to Twitter, was banned from the Google Play and Apple app stores after conservatives began flocking to the platform. Amazon later terminated Parler’s access to their servers, meaning the app can’t be accessed.