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You can buy a $15 pack of 10 Trump plastic straws because 'liberal paper straws don’t work'

Posted at 1:05 PM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-20 11:27:11-04

While many restaurants and cities across America are banning plastic straws for environmental reasons, President Trump’s campaign is going in the opposite direction.

According to the official Twitter for the Trump campaign, supporters of the president can buy a 10-pack of “laser engraved” plastic straws with the word “Trump” on them.

The cost of 10 straws: $15.

The merchandise site selling the straws, which they claim are recyclable and BPA free, says “liberal paper straws don’t work. STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP.”

Since the tweet was posted Thursday evening, comments have rebuked the straws and their cost.

Twitter user, @MylesLP said, “$15 for ten measly straws? I can get 100 for a buck at Walmart, and if I want writing on it, I have a sharpie.”

Twitter user Jeff Wild tweeted, “At least when one of these kills a sea turtle we'll be able to personally trace it back to Trump.”

Donald Trump Jr. joked that the straws "may not be legal in some states."