President Trump unloaded on former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Monday morning; saying the left-wing business executive doesn’t have the “guts” to run for the White House in 2020.
“Howard Schultz doesn’t have the ‘guts’ to run for President! Watched him on @60Minutes last night and I agree with him that he is not the ‘smartest person.’ Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!” tweeted the Commander-in-Chief.
Howard Schultz doesn’t have the “guts” to run for President! Watched him on @60Minutes last night and I agree with him that he is not the “smartest person.” Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 28, 2019
Trump’s comments come hours after the Starbucks CEO told reporters he was actively considering a third-party run for the White House; saying “both parties are consistently not doing what’s necessary on behalf of the American people.”
COFFEE CHAOS: Starbucks to CLOSE 150 STORES Across the US After ‘BIAS Training’
Coffee retail giant Starbucks announced Tuesday its plan to close approximately 150 stores across the United States as a result of “slow growth,” sending the Seattle-based corporation’s stock prices down nearly 7%.
According to Bloomberg, the nationwide chain plans to reduce its amount of stores in “densely populated markets” across America, with the newly announced CEO saying “our shareholders deserve better.”
“Our growth has slowed a bit,” said Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson. “I expect better, I think our shareholders deserve better, and we’re committed to address that.”
The announcement comes just weeks after the store closed all 8,000 locations nationwide to re-train their employees on “anti-bias” techniques.
The resulting policy change prompted the mega-retailer to allow all persons to use the restroom facilities without requiring a purchase, effectively turning the neighborhood coffee shop into what some customers described as a “homeless shelter.”
COFFEE CHAOS: Starbucks' 'OPEN' Bathroom Policy TURNS OFF Customers
Coffee retail giant Starbucks announced earlier this month their new policy allowing “anyone” to use the store’s restroom facilities; sparking a fierce backlash from customers who claim the new rules are turning coffee shops into a “squatters” paradise.
According to CBS Los Angeles, the worldwide chain revised their “bathroom policy” just five weeks after two African American men were arrested in Philadelphia while waiting for a friend.
“If you go into a business and you just sit there and you don’t buy anything you are taking up space at the table,” said one frequent Starbucks drinker.
“You could end up having a squatters problem where you just have people coming and staying. I mean if they are going to do that they need to limit how long people can stay in there,” added another.
Even some employees are complaining about the new policy; saying “we get attacked a lot.”
“We don’t want to become a public bathroom, but we’re going to make the right decision 100% of the time and give people the key, because we don’t want anyone at Starbucks to feel as if we are not giving access to use the bathroom,” said a statement from the company.
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