Trump backs LA bid for 2024 Olympics: mayor's office

The name of the 2024 Olympics host city is set to be announced in September 2017 in the Peruvian capital of LimaUS President-elect Donald Trump has offered his support to Los Angeles’s bid to host the 2024 Olympics, the mayor’s office said Thursday. The Republican billionaire spoke by phone with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the two men had a “productive conversation,” Garcetti’s spokeswoman Connie Llanos said. During the conversation Trump, who will succeed Democratic President Barack Obama on January 20, indicated his support for LA’s bid, she said.

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