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World'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15

02:40  20 july  2019
02:40  20 july  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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“ Liberal paper straws don ’ t work ,” claims a tweet promoting the straws . The Team Trump account then asks supporters to “stand with President Trump ” by using his special “laser-engraved” plastic straws at just $ 15 for a pack of 10 (plus shipping).

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'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Trump criticized the movement to ban plastic straws Friday President Donald Trump is joining criticism of the movement to ban single-use plastic straws – as his campaign markets packs of the items on his campaign web site.

'What about the plates and the wrappers and everything else that are much bigger?' Trump responded when asked about the issue by DailyMail.com on Friday.

'I do think we have bigger problems than plastic straws,' he said, a day after his campaign thumbed its collective nose at the environmental push to eliminate them and began posting online ads selling Trump straws online.

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Conservatives are posting on Twitter photos of themselves drinking out of plastic straws in the latest attempt to spite the liberals – or ‘own the libs’ – and to protest the straw ban .

" Liberal paper straws don ' t work ," the item description said. "STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recyclable straws today." The 9-inch straws are sold in a pack of 10 for $ 15 . The campaign claims they are BPA free, "reusable & recyclable," and are made in the US.

'You know, it's interesting about plastic straws: So you have a little straw, but what about the plates, the wrappers and everything else that are much bigger, and they're made of the same material? So the straws are interesting. Everybody focuses on the straws. There's a lot of things to focus – but it's an interesting question,' he said as he left the White House for his New Jersey golf course.

'STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recyclable straws today,” reads promotional language marketing the straws on the online store of his campaign web site.

'Liberal paper straws don’t work,' claims the ad.  It says the straws are 'BPA free,' laser-engraved, and reusable.

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At first glance, bans on plastic straws might seem like a simple – and harmless – next step for the environmentally conscious. And people with disabilities who cannot drink a beverage without the assistance of a straw now have to navigate yet another obstacle to dining in public.

Plastic Straws Hit the Market. Straws were among the many throw-away products being rapidly manufactured by large corporations. Plastic straws quickly became cheaper to produce and more durable than paper . They could easily wedge between the crosshairs of a fast food restaurant’s

The pitch trolls the growing nationwide effort to ban the use of single use plastic straws and replace them with paper ones – sometimes inviting pushback both from some libertarians and conservatives as well as lemonade sippers and cocktail connoisseurs who complain paper straws don't hold up.

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted: 'Making Straws Great Again #Trump2020,' and promoted the ad.

'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15
'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15
'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15
'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15
'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15
'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15
'Liberal paper straws don't work': Trump blasts movement to ban plastic straws as his campaign hawks packs of them online for $15

The straws say 'TRUMP' on one end.

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Plastic straw bans are going into effect around the US. California recently became the first state The packaging industry is still growing, according to Euromonitor, with flexible plastics leading the pack . "We look at straws as one of the gateway issues to help people start thinking about the global plastic

" Liberal paper straws don ' t work ”, the introductory passage starts apparently implying some environmental connotations linked to the current Democratic climate change agenda. It then continues with an appeal: "STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recyclable straws today”.

California instituted a restaurant ban on plastic straws that began this year, while companies like Starbucks are moving away from using them.

The vast majority of plastic ends up in land-fills. There have been increased reports over the last year about the 'great ocean patch' of plastic matter.

Although straws are not the leading cause of plastic, they are often not recycled in part due to their small size, and can injure wildlife. According to a study cited by National Geographic, 91 per cent of plastic is not recycled. It states that plastic takes 400 years to degrade, with 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic already having been produced.

Trump jumped into the issue hours after meeting Apollo 11 Astronauts and family members, where crew member Michael Collins touted the benefits of reusable launch capabilities, then made a broader point.

'That is the most dramatic new idea – reusability. How many things in our life to we use once in our life and then throw away? Too many. Maybe that reusability doctrine could be a little more widespread in the rest of our economy,' Collins said.

The brought a smile from Trump, who replied: 'Pretty good point. That's a very good point.'

Environmental group Greenpeace shot back with a statement calling Trump's presidency a 'cheap throwaway,' and adding: 'The vast majority of plastic straws are not recycled in the U.S., which means they end up incinerated, piling up in landfills, or polluting our oceans.'


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