GoFundMe had “concerns” about Kolfage’s plan to give $20-million directly to the US government instead of going through a non-profit organization, which would be required to make the donations tax deductible. Ultimately, with Bannon’s help, the money was reallocated to a series of non-profits and shell companies.
Trump reacted to the ban on his MAGA hats by advocating for boycott causing Goodyear’s stock prices to plummet by 6%. While Goodyear has an anti-cop bias, they have an entire line of tires called Eagle Enforcer that is marketed toward police vehicles, and some law enforcement officials joined the boycott.
Carlos Zapata, a mayor in Shasta County, told the county leaders that families are starving and the restrictions on business are causing good law-abiding citizens to become revolutionaries who will go to war against them if they continue. He said six veterans in the area committed suicide after losing their jobs.