Politicians use Paul Manafort indictment to pressure Airbnb into removing illegal listings

More than two dozen city and state lawmakers are using the recent indictment of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to pressure Airbnb into scrubbing illegal listings from its site. In a letter to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, the group, which includes city Controller Scott Stringer, Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and state Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), also called on the home-sharing company to share address data with New York regulators.


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