Twitter users call for Walmart boycott over ‘Impeach 45’ clothes

Outcry after

Outcry after"Impeach 45 apparel appears on Walmart website

By Tuesday afternoon Walmart had removed the listing from its website, though they are still available through other online retailers such as Amazon and Bonanza.

US retailer Walmart Inc (WMT.N) faced an outcry from supporters of President Donald Trump on Tuesday for listing for sale on its open marketplace clothing with the slogan "Impeach 45", an apparent reference to Trump, the country's 45th president.

As counter-protestors pointed out on social media, also offers MAGA products for sale.

In the past, Walmart has issued statements after these incidents saying: "This item was sold by a third-party seller on our marketplace and clearly violates our policy. #BoycottWalmart", wrote Twitter user MarLee (@Mar_Lee_C).

America's favorite discount store, Walmart, landed in the middle of politically-fueled boycotts Monday when the company began selling Impeach 45 t-shirts.

And he said the idea of impeaching the 45th United States president went a step further than the MAGA gear, which expressed support for Trump and could be offset by equivalent products on behalf of Democrats.

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Walmart's marketplace, which was created to compete with a similar program by Amazon, now has about 18,000 sellers and the retail giant receives a percentage of each sale, according to Bloomberg News.

Walmart and Old Glory did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

This isn't the first time Walmart has encountered backlash for selling political items.

Trump supporters are free to boycott, of course, but as Fox News noted, there are also plenty of items on Walmart's marketplace with Trump's slogan, "Make America great again". "Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED" was listed on its website through an outside company.

The company issued a similar statement when it came under fire previous year for selling a shirt with the words "Rope".

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