Online Petition Causes Another Company to Dump Trump

By Kyle McCarthy

ThinkFoodGroup is the latest company to cut ties with Donald Trump in response to his racist statements about Mexican immigrants.

Erick Sanchez, a Washington, D.C. resident recently launched a Change.org petition pressuring celebrated chef, Jose Andres, to cancel his plans of opening a restaurant in Donald Trump’s D.C. hotel. The petition quickly gathered more than 2,500 signatures and appears to have worked, as DC’s neighborhood news blog, PoPville reports.

Holy Crap The Petition Worked – Jose Andres Not Coming to Trump Hotel Downtownhttp://www.popville.com/2015/07/holy-crap-the-petition-worked-jose-andres-not-coming-to-trump-hotel-downtown/

Posted by PoPville on Wednesday, 8 July 2015

The long list of companies that have already decided to “Dump Trump” include Macy’s, Nascar, Serta, Univision, NBCUniversal, ESPN, and many others. Numerous celebrity judges, hosts, and performers have also pulled out of Trump’s Miss America contest. Additionally, three countries are refusing to send a representative to this year’s Miss Universe contest, which Trump also co-owns.

An entire interactive list of all companies, celebrities, and countries cutting ties with Trump is below, and will be continuously updated. So keep checking back!

Kyle McCarthy works in the tech industry and is editor of GenYize.com, a blog focusing on issues affecting Millennials today. He also blogs at Huffington Post, often writing about business ethics, politics, affordable higher education and #Tech4Good. Kyle also co-founded the nonprofit, StudentDebtCrisis.org and was listed as one of “10 advocates fighting for student loan reform.” Connect with him on Twitter @KyleMcCarthyism.

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