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Trump campaign selling plastic straws as alternative to ‘liberal paper straws’

Steven Adams
Donald Trump’s reelection team is selling plastic drinking straws to raise funds and make a statement about environmental policy.

You can now show your support for the president and how you feel about environmental policy while also slurping a cold beverage.

Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is offering plastic Trump-branded drinking straws as an alternative to “liberal paper straws” that “don’t work.” They are described as BPA-free, reusable, recyclable and made in the USA.

The campaign store is selling a 10-pack of 9-inch red straws for $15, plus $4.98 shipping to Pennsylvania.

“Making Straws Great Again,” tweeted Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale.

An earlier tweet by Parscale set up the apparent paper straw shortcomings.

“I’m so over paper straws,” he wrote with the hashtag “LiberalProgress.”

“This is exactly what they would do to the economy as well,” Parscale continued. “Squeeze it until it doesn’t work.”

The president’s favorite social media platform, Twitter, has plenty of commentary about the subject.

Steven Adams is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Steven at 412-380-5645 or [email protected].

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