While my restaurants and cities across America are banning plastic straws for environmental reasons, President Trump's campaign is going in the opposite direction.
It should be noted that the laser-engraved straws, which are made in the USA, are BPA-free, reusable and recyclable.
After a brief pause, he expanded on the point, asking: "You have a little straw".
Most recycling centers don't accept plastic straws because they're so small that they fall through the cracks of machinery at processing plants.
BPA, short for Bisphenol A, is a chemical often found in plastics.
He wasn't done though: "You know, it's interesting about plastic straws".
Trump's campaign is also correct in pointing out that "liberal paper straws" are a poor substitute given their propensity to dissolve in drinks or crumple when being poked through lids.
"We haven't had plastic anything for about a year now", Cameron Pyles, general manager of the Shoreline Café, told KCOY.
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Noted bitcoin bear Tone Vays even tweeted in late 2018, alleging that BitMEX had shut down his account for the same reason. For some context, BitMEX is one of the more popular exchanges in Asia for trading cryptocurrencies.
Journalist Yashar Ai quipped, "I thought it was a joke, but it's true".
Starbucks has vowed to eliminate plastic straws in all its stores by 2020 in favor of "alternative-material straw options" and a "recyclable strawless lid". These deficiencies are why plastic straws replaced paper ones to begin with.
The move prompted more than 50,000 people to sign an online petition urging the fast-food chain to bring back plastic straws so they could "drink my milkshake proper".
"This petition has been started by a member of the public and not 38 Degrees", the note read.
Opponents of straw bans can't afford to be choosy with their allies, but it is sad to see plastic straws-once a noble symbol of resistance to government tyranny-being appropriated to re-elect a president who thinks the Bill of Rights is just one more invoice he doesn't have to pay. "If you disagree with this petition and you'd like to sign the petition calling for an end to plastic straws you can do so here".
Donald Trump addresses the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham September 9, 2016 in Washington, DC.
According to the official Twitter for the Trump campaign, supporters of the president can buy a 10-pack of "laser engraved" plastic straws with the word "Trump" on them.
Keep your home as cool as possible: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend staying inside in air-conditioning. Sunday's predicted low of 83 would set a record, just a degree off the warmest low for any month of the year in the city.
A US citizen from Kazakhstan who became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group has been detained without bail. Asainov's attorney also says she imagines that her client will be indicted for providing material support to ISIS.
District Court, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and the team, including clinical evaluation and therapeutic intervention. When Espinal tells Hill their son is "terrified of you", he replies, "You need to be terrified of me, too".
Fellow South African food producer Tiger Brands Ltd. gained as much as 6.5%, the most since November, before falling back. As part of this goal, PepsiCo will create a new operating sector for Sub-Saharan Africa, named PepsiCo SSA.
A ME jury Wednesday convicted a 77-year-old man, once deemed too old to be a continued threat, with the death of a woman in 2018. He was convicted of murder on Wednesday and is yet to be sentenced but will likely now spend the rest of his life in prison.
The body of Lucas Fowler , the son of Hills District Chief Inspector Stephen Fowler, was found on the Alaska Highway on July 15. Few details of the homicides have been released by RCMP in British Columbia .
But most analysts don't expect an agreement any time soon, with some predicting a strong risk of further tariff escalation. A gauge of global stocks declined after early gains dissipated on Friday as expectations for a strongly dovish U.S.
Enfin! Après de longs mois d'un feuilleton qui a semblé interminable, Matthijs De Ligt a signé à la Juventus . La Juve ajoute qu'elle va également payer 10,5 millions de frais accessoires supplémentaires.
New mid-engine Corvette starts under $60,000
The 2020 version was unveiled Thursday night in a glitzy ceremony at a World War II dirigible hangar in Orange County, California. President Mark Reuss said the C8 will start below $60,000, 7% more than the current Corvette's base price of $55,900.
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Gibraltar court extends detention of oil tanker
But Britain, which wants to preserve the nuclear deal, has repeatedly indicated it wants a compromise over the tanker. An initial order by the court authorising the detention of the vessel would lapse after Friday.
Arsenal will have new captain
Meanwhile, Emery will stick with his plans to have a captaincy group despite seeing his first break up inside less than a year. Centre-back Holding, 23, suffered a serious knee injury in December and was expected to miss the start of the season.