Trump campaign raises nearly $500K selling plastic straws: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? MORE’s 2020 reelection campaign store has reportedly raised nearly $500,000 by selling plastic straws branded as an alternative to “liberal paper straws.”

Since the reusable and recyclable straws went on sale earlier this month, they’ve generated more than $456,000 in sales, Politico reports.

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“Liberal paper straws don’t work. STAND WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP and buy your pack of recyclable straws today,” reads the straws’ product description on the president’s campaign website.

The red, BPA-free and reusable straws are made in America, come in a pack of 10 for $15 and are “laser engraved” with Trump’s name.

Within just a few days of the straws becoming available, Trump's reelection campaign store had sold more than 140,000.

The sale of straws comes after multiple cities have limited or banned single-use plastic straws in recent months. Businesses including McDonald’s and Starbucks have also worked to use fewer plastic straws.

The president’s campaign team has made Trump-themed gear, including the iconic red “Make America Great Again” hat — a major part of his presidential bids, making millions from the sales.

Trump officials are reportedly looking into other merchandising ideas.