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Home Depot Billionaire Cofounder’s Endorsement Of Trump Triggers Call To Boycott The Retailer | Forbes

Home Depot Billionaire Cofounder’s Endorsement Of Trump Triggers Call To Boycott The Retailer | Forbes Billionaire Bernard Marcus, The Home Depot cofounder, probably never thought that his public endorsement of Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump for President would turn sour for the home improvement and construction products retailer.

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It all started with a provocative headline in Liberal America, a self-described “devoted” liberal web site: “Home Depot Founder Endorses Trump, Angles To Build Wall On Mexican Border.”

The June 6 article, written by Andrew Bradford, accuses Marcus of endorsing Trump to try to position The Home Depot to profit from Trump’s proposed wall on the border with Mexico. “…I have a sneaking suspicion that Bernie Marcus is only lining up behind Trump because he’s counting all the money he can make selling supplies for that famed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border that the Donald has promised to build,” says Bradford.


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