Boycott alert: Walmart sells "Impeach 45" t-shirts

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A spokesperson for Walmart told Reuters that the items were sold by "third-party sellers" on its open marketplace website and were not "offered directly by Walmart".

Walmart has found itself on the receiving end of a torrent of outrage after it was discovered Monday that the superstore was selling anti-Trump "Impeach 45" apparel on its website.

These articles of clothing have ignited a rallying cry from the President's legion of supporters, who find the sloganeering to be disrespectful.

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Other items echoing the anti-Trump sentiment were also available on the retail giant's website, including other T-shirts, coffee mugs and bumper stickers, made by several companies.

Of course, this proliferation of indignation has been criticized by the current Commander in Chief's dissenters, who think the #BoycottWalmart movement is one-dimensional.

Fortune credits Ryan Fournier, chairman of Students for Trump, with the discovery of the t-shirts for sale and the call for a boycott that followed. Walmart hasn't responded to media inquiries seeking a response to the boycott threats.

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The items, sold by third-party seller Old Glory, have since been removed from the website.

The company issued a similar statement when it came under fire a year ago for selling a shirt with the words "Rope". Old Glory has sold more pro-Trump shirts than anti-Trump ones since the president has taken office, he said. "Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED." that was being sold from its online store previous year.

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