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Trump Refuses To Refund LAUSD For Canceling Fundraiser At His Golf Course
Nobody wants to be associated with racist ol' Donald Trump anymore, and that includes the L.A. Unified School District, who won't be getting their money back from him either.On Wednesday, LAUSD officials said they wouldn't be hosting their eighth annual Beyond The Bell Golf Classic at the Trump National Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. The move comes a day after both ESPN and the PGA of America both canceled future events at the course in the wake of his racist remarks about Mexican immigrants being rapists and criminals.
"There was absolutely no reason to host our largest fundraiser at a Trump facility after Donald Trump shared negative immigration comments," said Beyond the Bell Executive Director Alvaro Cortés to CBS Los Angeles. "Beyond the Bell is dedicated to serve the underrepresented and uplift underprivileged communities of Los Angeles."
Beyond The Bell is LAUSD's afterschool program that serves to provide all children to "access to high quality, safe, and supervised academic, enrichment, and recreation programs that inspire learning and achievement beyond the regular school day."
Just like a multi-billion sports network owned by Disney and a sports association comprised of rich old white men, the LAUSD won't be getting any of that deposit back, says Cortés. That's right, billionaire Donald Trump refuses to give back $7,500 to schools. What's fair is fair, we suppose. "I will now let people use the course again on that day, receiving substantial additional greens fee income," he wrote in a statement after ESPN dumped him. "I get two fees instead of one."
The whole gloating statement is truly a marvel to behold:
This latest Trump statement on lost business (ESPN/NASCAR) is fantastic pic.twitter.com/ZXvDJn2kZQ— Sam Stein (@samstein) July 7, 2015
The golf event, which was scheduled for November 23, was to benefit Beyond The Bell's Music and Entertainment Education and Camp Skyhook at Clear Creek, a camp run as a collaboration between Beyond The Bell and Lakers Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Officials say they are now looking for a new location for the charity event.
Aside from LAUSD, ESPN, and the PGA ditching his Palos Verdes golf course, Trump has also lost his business connections with Univision, NBC, and Macy's in the wake of the statements made during his Presidential campaign (LOL).
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