Video: Man with ‘Trump 2024’ flag tackled at Central Park ice rink



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CENTRAL PARK, Manhattan – A man carrying a “Trump 2024” flag was tackled by an ice skater at Wollman Rink in Central Park over the weekend, according to video of the incident.

The crowd of skaters booed the man, who wore a “Make America Great Again” hat, as he skated on the ice holding the flag, the video shows. He was then tackled by another skater as people nearby cheered and another took the man’s flag away.

The two struggled on the ice and someone shouted “No violence” before passers-by intervened to separate the men, video shows.

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The incident is said to have occurred on Sunday. PIX11 contacted the NYPD but had not received a response at the time of this story’s publication.

Wollman Rink is one of two Central Park ice rinks owned by the Trump Organization that were scheduled to be closed this weekend before a spokesperson for Mayor Bill de Blasio announced they would remain open for the remainder of the day. season.

“The kids of New York City deserve all the time they can spend on the ice this year,” Mayor Bill Neidhardt spokesman said Sunday night. “But make no mistake, we won’t be doing business with the Trump Organization in the future. Incitement to insurgency will never be forgotten or forgiven.

De Blasio had said the city would end trade contracts with then-President Donald Trump after the January 6 riot at the United States Capitol. The Trump organization called the move a “political coup that only hurts New Yorkers.”


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