Capitol Report: Trump-branded straws sold as alternative to ‘liberal’ paper version

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If you’re “so over” paper straws, you have company in the Trump campaign — and can shell out $15 to show it.

The president’s re-election campaign store is selling what it has branded “Trump Straws,” which it’s billing as an alternative to “liberal paper straws” that “don’t work.” A pack of 10 goes for $15. And while they’re not paper, the campaign does say they’re BPA free — as well as reusable and recyclable.

“Making Straws Great Again,” tweeted Brad Parscale, President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, with a link to the store. In a separate tweet, Parscale said he was “so over paper straws,” attaching a picture of a mangled straw in a plastic cup and likening it to what unidentified liberals would do to the economy: “Squeeze it until it doesn’t work.

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