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Donald Trump Immigration Comments Controversy - June 2015



 
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 2 yrs | Trump purchases NBC’s half of Miss Universe after clash

              Business mogul Donald Trump says he has purchased the other half of The Miss Universe Organization that was previously owned by NBC. Trump, who is running for the Republican nomination in next year's presidential election, now fully owns the company that is behind the world's best-known beauty pageants. "Just purchased NBC’s half of The Miss Universe Organization and settled all lawsuits against them. Now own 100%," Trump said on his Twitter feed on Friday. (more)   


  United States        11 UPDATES

 


 2 yrs | FAA to drop navigation codes named after Donald Trump

              The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has decided to rename three navigation coordination points in Florida that had been named after business mogul Donald Trump, FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown says, explaining that the agency generally chooses names that are noncontroversial. "Because of the charting cycle, the updates could take several months to take effect," she added. Three navigation points above Palm Beach International Airport were named DONLD, TRMMP and UFIRD in 2010. The news to rename them comes amid controversy surrounding Trump's comments about immigration. [full quote attached]   


  West Palm Beach, FL        11 UPDATES

 


 2 yrs | PGA of America moves 2015 Grand Slam of Golf from Trump course

              The PGA of America and business magnate Donald Trump have agreed to re-locate the 2015 PGA Grand Slam of Golf, citing the controversy surrounding Trump's comments about immigration. "The PGA of America met with Donald J. Trump yesterday and the parties mutually agreed that it is in the best interest of all not to conduct the 2015 PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Trump National - Los Angeles," PGA of America said in a statement. "The PGA of America is in the process of exploring options, including a venue for its annual PGA Junior League Golf Championship, and will comment further at the appropriate time." [statements attached]   


  Los Angeles, California        11 UPDATES

 


 2 yrs | Donald Trump: Macy’s ‘caved to special interest groups who are nothing more than professional agitators’

              Donald Trump, hitting back at Macy's after the department store announced it would end their relationship over Trump's controversial comments about immigration, says "both Macy's and NBC totally caved at the first sight of potential difficulty with special interest groups who are nothing more than professional agitators." Trump, whose statement suggested that he was the one to first end his relationship with Macy's, added: "Clearly, NBC and Macy's support illegal immigration."   


  New York, NY        11 UPDATES

 

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 2 yrs | Macy’s ends relationship with Donald Trump over immigration comments, will phase out collection

              Department store Macy's says it has decided to terminate its relationship with business magnate Donald Trump, citing his controversial comments last month in which he referred to some Mexican immigrants as rapists, drug users and criminals. "Macy's is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion. We have no tolerance for discrimination in any form," the company said in a statement. "We have decided to discontinue our business relationship with Mr. Trump and will phase-out the Trump menswear collection, which has been sold at Macy's since 2004." [full statement attached]   


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