“I am not happy with Goodyear because what they are doing is playing politics. And the funny thing is that the people who work for Goodyear, I can guarantee you an election with all those great activists in Goodyear , “Trump said at a White House press conference, elaborating on an earlier tweet that he urged his supporters to boycott Goodyear on his policy to have employees” make America great again “in dress and other political in the workplace Restrict the wearing of apparel.
“When they say you can’t have a ‘Blue Lives Matter’, you can’t show a blue line, you can’t wear a ‘Maga’ hat, but you can have other things that are Marxist in nature – Something is wrong with Goodyear’s top, “Trump added.
The chairman, when asked if he was seeking the federal government to stop the purchase of Goodyear products, said that it was ultimately a one-man decision whether to buy them or not, but he would not recommend it.
Trump later responded positively when asked if he would replace the Goodyear tires on the presidential car, if known as “the beast”, if there was an option.
“Yes, I will do it.” I will exchange them based on what I heard. We’ll see what happens, “Trump said. “You will have many people who no longer want to buy their product. They will buy from a competitor, which is also made in the USA. ”
Trump’s tweet Wednesday morning reported a report from a local news outlet in Kansas that listed “Black Lives Matter,” “lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride” as “acceptable.” Listing “Blue Lives Matter,” “All Lives Matter,” “Maga costume,” and “politically affiliated slogans or content” as “unacceptable”.
The company said in a statement on Wednesday morning that the slide’s image – which circled social media – made a “misconception” about the company’s policy. Goodyear said the scene was not produced or distributed by Goodyear Corporate, nor was it part of the diversity training class.
The company stated that it does not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination in the workplace and as a result asks allies to avoid workplace expressions in support of political propaganda for any candidate or political party, as well as advocates Similar forms of those that fall out of the scope of racial justice and equity issues. It also rejected suggestions that it was “anti-police” and said it supports equality and law enforcement.
Goodyear’s stock fell after the president’s tweet on Wednesday, down 2.36 percent. The company is one of the world’s largest tire manufacturers and has 60,000 employees. It is headquartered in Akron, Ohio, an important battleground in the 2020 election, and one that Trump won four years ago.
White House Economic Advisor Larry KudlowLarry Kudlmore And business consultant Peter Navarro said he had not seen the tweet on Wednesday afternoon when asked about it. In an interview on CNBC, Kudlow said he was unaware of it but would follow up with Trump about it, adding that the Trump administration’s policy in general is “Americans buy.”