Religious leaders, former judges asks DC to revoke Trump Hotel’s liquor license due to president’s ‘lack of good character’
Religious leaders and former judges filed a complaint on Wednesday asking the Washington D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to revoke the Trump International Hotel’s liquor license because of President Trump’s character.
The complaint argues that a D.C. liquor license can be suspended or revoked if the “true and actual owner” of an establishment is not a person of “good character.”
“Donald Trump, the true and actual owner of the Trump International Hotel, is not a person of good character. The Trump International Hotel nonetheless currently holds a Class C/H license issued by the Board,” the complaint reads.
The complainants, who are D.C. residents, are asking the board to investigate Trump’s “lack of good character.”
They also want the hotel’s licensee, Trump Old Post Office LLC, to appear before the board to show cause why its license to sell and serve alcoholic beverages should not be revoked.
The complaint notes that “good character” investigations are typically done when someone applies for a license or for renewal, but argues that the board should investigate Trump’s “lack of good character now” because of recent events.
The group lists lies the president has told, sexual assault accusations against Trump and alleged racist acts.
They also call out Trump for his “failure to abide by the law and to repudiate associations with known criminals.”
The D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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