Now, there’s Trump Straws.
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is selling 10-packs of branded plastic straws for $15.
Why? Because “liberal paper straws don’t work,” the president’s online campaign store asserts.
“STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recyclable straws today,” the website says.
The straws as advertised are nine inches long and bright red — the same shade as Trump’s ubiquitous “Make America Great Again” baseball caps — and they’re branded with a laser-engraved “TRUMP” on one end. The description touts the straws as being reusable, recyclable, BPA-free and made in America.
By Friday afternoon ET, the straws had apparently sold out.
The Trump campaign did not respond to CNBC’s request for comment.
Trump, asked at the White House on Friday if he was in favor of banning plastic straws, said, “I do think we have bigger problems than plastic straws.”
But he continued: …