Carl Icahn is ready to place a ‘for sale’ subscribe at the Trump Taj Mahal, but before the Atlantic City property goes to the MLS listings, the billionaire investor is first taking some time and energy to lambaste State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D).
The Trump Taj Mahal will not be the main Trump Entertainment Resorts brand, presuming billionaire Carl Icahn will get someone to buy the Atlantic City resort.
Writing on his individual website, Icahn claims of this Democrat, ‘a man that is wise told me that the mix of power and irresponsibility in every person is exceptionally dangerous. Sweeney is the quintessential proof of that declaration’s truth.’
Icahn shuttered the Taj Mahal October that is last after company couldn’t be prepared for Unite Here neighborhood 54, the casino union that represented the resort’s bartenders, wait staff, cooks, housekeepers, and other service workers.
During Icahn’s negotiations with the workers that are local, Sweeney introduced legislation that sought to block casino owners from reopening venues they ‘substantially closed’ for a minimum of 5 years. The bill was unquestionably fond of the billionaire, who many believed was scheming to resurrect the Taj in 2017 clear of union contracts.
After the town’s 5th casino in 3 years went dark, this new Jersey Legislature passed Sweeney’s bill. Soon after, Icahn willingly forfeited his casino license in mid-De (mehr …)