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Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer’s co-founder Bernie Marcus published he’ll lend a hand Trump’s re-election.
USA TODAY

Customers salvage taken to Twitter and other social media platforms to demand a boycott of Home Depot following news that one of its founders will back Donald Trump’s relate for a 2nd term within the White Home. 

In an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bernie Marcus stated that he intends to lend a hand Trump’s re-election campaign, announcing that while the president “sucks” at communication, his impact on employment and aggressive stances in opposition to China and Iran salvage been sure.

Many on Twitter perceived to disagree.

“Successfully, @HomeDepot won’t be getting any of my dwelling renovation greenbacks in due route. All of our dwelling equipment are coming into into replacement age and kitchen and bathroom renos are within the plans” went one tweet.

Successfully, @HomeDepot won’t be getting any of my dwelling renovation greenbacks in due route. All of our dwelling equipment are coming into into replacement age and kitchen and bathroom renos are within the plans.#boycotthomedepothttps://t.co/wZTAauWgIk

— Michael Barnard (@mbarnardca) July three, 2019

“Time to NEVER SHOP at Home Depot,” tweeted every other.

Time to NEVER SHOP at Home Depot. #boycotthomedepothttps://t.co/b2b7Wpeerr

— Diane Pineiro-Zucker (@DPZUCKER) July 7, 2019

One Twitter person tied her boycott call to the Trump administration’s immigration insurance policies and separation of families on the southern border. 

@HomeDepot makes its billions from the onerous working immigrants of this country, of their stores and as carpenters and contractors. But their founder needs to lend a hand a racist who needs to behavior mass deportation and rip families aside. I will’t lend a hand that. #BoycottHomeDepot

— Lisa McEwen (@LisaMcEwen76) June 30, 2019

In a observation, the retailer stated, “Bernie retired from The Home Depot more than 15 years within the past and isn’t talking on behalf of the corporate. In fact, as a frequent discover, the corporate doesn’t endorse Presidential candidates.”

Though Marcus, 90, is no longer chairman of Home Depot’s board, he urged the AJC that powerful of his fortune is rooted in shares of the enterprise that he continues to own. He’s worth $5.9 billion, primarily based utterly totally on Forbes. 

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The Democratic scurry for the White Home kicks off in earnest this week as 20 of the contenders square off within the first position of high-stakes predominant debates this Wednesday and Thursday. (June 25)
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