Donald Trump’s Own Company has had Enough of Donald Trump

by Adam Peck – They are downplaying the “Trump” brand to try and save customers. If he loses the election in November—an outcome that looks increasingly likely by the day—Donald Trump will still have a vast business empire to return to, with business holdings and luxury hotel properties dotting the globe, almost all of them prominently bearing his name. No property has gotten more attention in recent months than his new Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., a luxury hotel situated right on Pennsylvania Avenue, less than half a mile from the White House. “It’s gonna be the best hotel in Washington, D.C.,” he said earlier this month. “The most highly sought-after project…We got it. People were shocked, Trump got it.” Now, Travel & Leisure is reporting that Trump Hotels are facing a branding crisis, thanks in large part to their namesake’s penchant for racism, misogyny and generally cavalier attitude towards...

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