Macy’s Bails On Trump And Dumps His Menswear Line Over ‘Rapists’ Remarks

Macy’s department stores severed its business ties with presidential candidate and ex-reality TV star Donald Trump on Wednesday for his remarks calling Mexican immigrants “rapists” and killers.

The company emailed a statement to TPM:

Macy’s is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion. We have no tolerance for discrimination in any form. We welcome all customers, and respect for the dignity of all people is a cornerstone of our culture. We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico.

We do not believe the disparaging characterizations portray an accurate picture of the many Mexicans, Mexican Americans and Latinos who have made so many valuable contributions to the success of our nation. In light of statements made by Donald Trump, which are inconsistent with Macy’s values, we have decided to discontinue our business relationship with Mr. Trump and will phase-out the Trump menswear collection, which has been sold at Macy’s since 2004.

Macy’s followed NBC Universal, Univision, and Televisa in ditching Trump after his remarks disparaging immigrants during his presidential announcement.

Trump shot back with a statement, reported by Newsweek’s Polly Mosendz, saying that it was in fact he who decided to “terminate” the relationship:

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