Trump Org scraps plans for 2 hotel chains, blaming politics

FILE- In this June 5, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's sons Eric Trump, left, and Donald Trump Jr., executive vice presidents of The Trump Organization, chat with guests during an event in New York, where they announced plans to launch a pair of mid-market hotel chains. On Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, the Trump Organization announced that it abandoned plans to open hotels under its Scion and American Idea brands, which would have been marketed to budget and mid-priced travelers. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)