Owners of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Panama ripped Trump's name off the front of their building on Monday. Orestes Fintiklis, who purchased the majority share of the building in August, had the Trump Organization removed from the building on Monday after a Panamanian court ruled in favor of Fintiklis taking over the hotel's administration, the
New York Times reports. SEE ALSO: Former Trump aide goes off the rails during live interview and WTF is happening The ‘Trump’ letters were just removed from outside the Panama hotel where he lost management control today. @UnivisionNews #TrumpOrg pic.twitter.com/1qs2gfW23U — David Adams (@dadams7308) March 5, 2018 The Trump Organization had a long-term contract to manage the property, but the owners of the hotel attempted to fire Trump's company last year, blaming dwindling revenue and increased vacancy rates on Trump's company. The Organization then refused to leave the premises. “This is a purely commercial dispute that just spun out of control,” Fintiklis told reporters on Monday. “And today this dispute has been settled by the judges and the authorities of this country.” If Fintiklis celebrating the win by playing piano in the hotel lobby for reporters wasn't enough celebration, the owners later ripped T-R-U-M-P off of the front of the building with a hammer and crowbar. Tourists were later seen posing next to the sign, where an outline of Trump's name could still be seen. A tourist poses for pictures after the Trump logo was removed from the entrance to the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower luxury complex in Panama City.Image: RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)SAD! WATCH: 'Uber' co-founder Garrett Camp is creating a new cryptocurrency
A Florida school teacher has been removed from the classroom following reports that she hosted a white supremacist podcast in her spare time. Dayanna Volitich, a social studies teacher at Crystal River Middle School in Florida, was identified by the Huffington Post as the host of white supremacist podcast “Unapologetic,” where she argued that some races are smarter than others and bragged about bringing white supremacist views into the classroom under the pseudonym “Tiana Dalichov”.
Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, said on Monday he will resign on April 1. Mississippi’s Republican Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to name a temporary replacement, who would serve until a special election can be held.
A former aide to President Donald Trump’s election campaign said Monday he is rejecting a subpoena to provide information to the investigation into Russian meddling. Sam Nunberg, who worked on the campaign during 2015, said collecting emails and other communications he had with other key Trump advisors, particularly Steve Bannon and Roger Stone, was too much trouble and he would not do it. Nunberg reportedly worked for the Trump Organization — Trump’s business conglomerate — beginning in 2011, before becoming a paid aide on the New York real estate mogul’s presidential campaign.