Boycott alert: Walmart sells "Impeach 45" t-shirts

Boycott alert: Walmart sells

Boycott alert: Walmart sells "Impeach 45" t-shirts

That marketplace is a sprawling e-commerce free-for-all where you can buy Nike sneakers, Louis Vuitton handbags, Urban Decay eyeshadow, or refurbished Apple computers from countless individual sellers who have no connection to Walmart, other than using its site to peddle their wares.

CBS News reports Walmart says the "Impeach 45" items were sold by third-party sellers on its open marketplace and "were not offered directly by Walmart".

These articles of clothing have ignited a rallying cry from the President's legion of supporters, who find the sloganeering to be disrespectful.

Walmart's third-party marketplace, which has millions of items available from various independent sellers, also has "Make America Great Again" merchandise - showing how diverse the site can be at any given time.

Nor is Walmart itself selling the "Impeach 45" clothing. The availability of the apparel sparked a "boycott Walmart" campaign in support of Trump.

Ryan Fournier, chairman of the organization Students For Trump, brought the products to public attention with a tweet Tuesday evening.

Walmart is in consumer crosshairs after shoppers discovered the retailer's line of "Impeach 45" apparel.

After complaints, custom shirt company Teespring removed the shirt from the site. Such sellers can sign up to advertise products on Walmart's website, and the retail giant gets a commission on each sale.

Walmart has not commented on the merchandise.

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

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