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U.S. businesses cut Republican party donations in wake of Capitol siege on January 6
U.S. businesses cut Republican party donations in wake of Capitol siege on January 6
Credit: Marriott International

Citigroup, JPMorgan, Mariott International and a major health insurance company confirmed on Sunday that they were rethinking their political donations following the deadly Capitol siege on Wednesday.

Candi Wolff, head of Citigroup's global government affairs, sent a memo to employees on Friday saying that "we will not support candidates who do not respect the rule of law."

The board of the PGA of America voted to not hold one of golf's four major championships at Trump's New Jersey course. Seth Waugh, CEO of the PGA of America, defended the decision, saying: "We're fiduciaries for our members, for the game, for our mission and for our brand.

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Trump administration orders Marriott to close hotel in Cuba
Four Points by Sheraton Havana
Four Points by Sheraton Havana Credit: Marriot (Company website reproduction)

Reuters reports that the Trump administration ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Cuba by the end of August.

Marriott currently operates "The Four Points by Sheraton Havana" hotel in the Cuban capital.

“We have recently received notice that the government-issued license will not be renewed, forcing Marriott to cease operations in Cuba,” a company spokeswoman told Reuters.