In a regularly scheduled meeting on February 21, 2017, the city council of West Hollywood approved a measure that directed staff members to prohibit financial support from the City Hall and discourage doing business with entities that provide financial support for the President of the United States and his revocable trust. The city will review businesses and other organizations with which the city does business and develop a list as part of considering the next steps. The city council also approved a measure directing staff to look into socially conscious banking policies, a move that may affect relations with large financial institutions such as Wells Fargo.
West Hollywood City Council Approves Steps to Prohibit Financial Support
Ethics And Legality Concern
West Hollywood Mayor Lauren Meister said of the issue:
“Ultimately, this is an ethics issue and a legal issue. We’re addressing public concerns that President Trump continues to benefit…