Friday, 16 November, 2018

Walmart Pulls ‘Impeach 45’ Shirts After Calls for Boycott By Trump Supporters

Impeach Trump Trump supporters boycott Walmart for selling 'Impeach 45' clothing | TheHill
Elsie Buchanan | 04 July, 2018, 17:33

At the time of writing a number of "Impeach 45" products could be found on Walmart's website, including baby onesies, t-shirts, and mugs. It said "Impeach 45", referring to Trump as the 45th preside of the United States. Other impeach Trump items were also available via Walmart.com, as were items bearing the president's signature "Make America Great Again" slogan.

The call for a Walmart boycott seemingly picked up steam as conservative media outlets spread the word about the shirts.

This isn't the first time Walmart has attracted criticism for shirts sold through its marketplace.

Walmart's facing backlash after "Impeach 45" and "Impeach Trump" apparel in all shapes and sizes - from infants to adults - surfaced on their website.

It appears the retailer removed the items from its website.

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Late last night, Ryan Fournier, the chairman of the political group Students For Trump, tweeted about the shirt (that also came in adorable onesie form), asking Walmart, "What kind of message are you trying to send?"

If you noticed #BoycottWalmart trending on Twitter today, you could be forgiven for thinking the left had shifted its attention from ICE to big box stores.

The "boycott Walmart" hashtag sparked a campaign against the company and its online sell of items opposing the president, but others have come to Walmart's defense. We have reached out to Walmart for comment, and will update this story with any reply.

Neil Saunders, managing director of consulting firm GlobalData Retail said Walmart's decision to remove the anti-Trump merchandise made sense given the company's profile. "Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED." that was being sold from its online store past year.

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