Minneapolis City Council members urge JPMorgan Chase to cut Trump ties

Minneapolis City Council members are calling for JPMorgan Chase to sever its ties with the Trump administration and divest from private prisons and immigration detention centers, the latest move by city leaders to push against the administration from a local level.

Council Members Elizabeth Glidden, Cam Gordon and Lisa Bender sent a letter to JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon on June 27 calling for the bank to withdraw from President Donald Trump’s business council, issue a statement against Trump’s “anti-immigrant, refugee and Muslim agenda” and stop financing private prison companies and immigration detention centers.

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