Donald Trump spent more than 20 years in the Atlantic City casino business, employing 1000s of local residents and millions that are generating tax income for the state. Dating back to the early 1980s when he first entered the resort industry, Trump operated and owned three casinos on the Boardwalk in what was then considered the gambling mecca regarding the East Coast.
In 1990, Donald Trump went all-in on Atlantic City, but today his business dealings are being criticized by some who hold the billionaire partially responsible for the gambling destination’s dismal current state that is fiscal. (Image: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
Fast-forward to 2016, and the Republican frontrunner for the presidential general election is now dealing with backlash, perhaps not only for the ultimate fate of his Atlantic City casinos, but also for what role he perhaps played in your community’s current and downturn that is ongoing.
On Tuesday, brand new Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a previous 2016 GOP candidate who has since endorsed Trump, defended the billionaire.
‘He is a honorable individual, and I do not think he’s ever been an office-holder in Atlantic City,’ Christie told reporters. ‘ I do not remember Donald mayor that is being’ he added, an apparent dig at current AC Mayor Don Guardian, for whom the Governor has no love destroyed.
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