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Trump selling reusable straws for 2020 re-election campaign

The president's 2020 campaign advertised that it was selling Trump-branded straws as an alternative to what it says are 'Liberal paper straws.'

President Donald Trump is selling "reusable and recyclable" straws to raise money for his re-election campaign. 

The straws are already sold-out on his campaign website, but were available in packs of 10 for $15. The website advertises that they are BPA Free, laser engraved and made in USA.

"Liberal paper straws don’t work. STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recyclable straws today," the website says. 

The new line of straws comes after several cities and towns across the country  have banned single-use plastic straws, including Washington, D.C. The move aims to limit the amount of plastic waste consumed. According to UN Environment, 300 million tons of plastic waste are produced globally each year. Nearly equivalent to the weight of the entire human population. 

Twitter had many reactions to Trump's latest campaign item. 

"Making Straws Great Again," Brad Parscale, Trump's 2020 campaign manager tweeted. 

ProPublica reporter Jessica Huseman noted customers would be paying $1.50 per straw "to own the libs." 

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Others used the opportunity to criticize Trump's views on climate change.