GOP Candidate J.D. Vance Slams Walmart For “Slave Labor” But Owns Between 50K – 100K In Its Stock

  • Ohio GOP Senate candidate J.D. Vance has slammed Walmart for using China’s “slave labor,” but his latest personal financial disclosure shows he owns between $50,000 and $100,000 in Walmart stock.
  • Before his recent epiphany, Vance participated in a 2017 “fireside chat” with Walmart executive Daniel Eckert to discuss the “populist movement” that “propelled Donald Trump into the presidency.”
  • “Who cares if you are benefiting from the Communist Chinese Party’s slave labor?” Vance said. “So long as you are properly woke, so long as you teach diversity…”

Igor Derysh from Rawstory writes:

“Ohio Republican Senate candidate J.D. Vance has accused Walmart of using “slave labor” to make cheap products that undermine American jobs. But his latest personal financial disclosure shows he owns at least $50,000 in Walmart stock.

Vance, who made a fortune as a venture capitalist before writing the best-selling book “Hillbilly Elegy,” submitted his personal financial disclosure last month after missing the original filing deadline. It indicates that he owns between $50,000 and $100,000 in Walmart stock. (Such disclosure forms list ranges, rather than precise amounts.)

Vance also participated in a 2017 “fireside chat” with Walmart executive Daniel Eckert to discuss business issues as well as the “populist movement” that “propelled Donald Trump into the presidency.”

Now that he is seeking the Republican nomination for an open Ohio Senate seat ā€” and hoping to land former President Donald Trump’s endorsement ā€” Vance has taken to criticizing the company and its reliance on China, which has become a popular GOP target…”

See full story here.



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