REPORT: Liberals call for boycott of Home Depot over co-founder’s support for Trump, conservatives hit back

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BY TEAM DML / JULY 10, 2019 /

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The Home Depot cofounder Bernie Marcus is an avowed supporter of US President Donald Trump, and that seems to be costing the home-improvement store at least some customers.

The billionaire sparked an online backlash when he recently told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he planned to donate to the president’s 2020 reelection bid. Marcus said that while he didn’t “agree with every move” Trump had made, the president had still “produced more than anybody else.” He added: “If we look at this country, I would say that we are better off today than we were eight years ago or six years ago.”

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Marcus retired from Home Depot back in 2002, and the company did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment. The businessman, who Forbes reports is worth $5.9 billion, is no stranger to the realm of politics.

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio weighed in on the matter, wondering if everyone has now gone crazy. He tweeted: “In just the last 7 days we have decided that the Betsy Ross flag is offensive, to kick police officers out of Starbucks, boycott Nike (again) Starbucks (again) & now HomeDepot. And to lick Ice Cream at grocery stores & put back in freezer. Has everyone gone crazy?”

President Trump tweeted, “A truly great, patriotic & charitable man, Bernie Marcus, the co-founder of Home Depot who, at the age of 90, is coming under attack by the Radical Left Democrats with one of their often used weapons. They don’t want people to shop at those GREAT stores because he contributed to your favorite President, me!

“These people are vicious and totally crazed, but remember, there are far more great people (“Deplorables”) in this country, than bad. Do to them what they do to you. Fight for Bernie Marcus and Home Depot!”

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  1. Melanie Cronn July 10th, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Home depot gets my business!!


    • Daffy1945 July 10th, 2019 at 1:30 pm

      Mine too…snowflakes be damned!!


  2. LL July 10th, 2019 at 1:14 pm

    Attention Liberals and Obstructionists. Boycott Home Depot yourselves. None of you speak for me and don’t tell me where I can shop. So put up, shut up and do your job which is legislate.


  3. Dana Gwinn Robinson July 10th, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    It’s time to fight fire with fire…force with more force..lies and anti American activity with truth and patriotic activity at the polls at the voting booths courts …and in the streets …and lastly and most important ,essential and righteously ..on our knees to God ..asking we earnestly….in Jesus’ name for the outcoes that glorify God and return this country to it’s only good state of existence … under God…loving ND obedient to God..


  4. J July 10th, 2019 at 1:37 pm

    We have a lot of illegals hanging around the parking lot at a home depot looking for work. This is a sanctuary state so nothing will be done. Btw it’s California


  5. Kathyjo July 10th, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    So the left is up in arms because the owner of Home Depot donates to the Trump campaign but nothing is said about Tom Seyer for putting billboards up calling for President Trump impeachment. Ridiculous. Home Depot is my new friendly store


  6. Cab July 10th, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    LOL I bought their stock years ago for $24 a share It is now over $200. Thanks HD! I will continue to shop there!!


  7. Katin July 11th, 2019 at 12:20 am

    Heading there tomorrow,need a refrigerator.


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