Donald Trump calls for Apple boycott — while tweeting from iPhone
No stranger to controversy, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a boycott Apple until they help unlock the phone of the San Bernardino shooter. During an event with supporters, Trump, while making a point about bringing jobs back over from China, said that Apple should unlock the phone.
From CNBC on Twitter:
BREAKING: GOP presidential candidate Trump calls for boycott of Apple over San Bernardino iPhone fight until Apple gives the info requested.BREAKING: GOP presidential candidate Trump calls for boycott of Apple over San Bernardino iPhone fight until Apple gives the info requested.— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) February 19, 2016February 19, 2016
It should be noted that, as of fairly recently, Trump's official Twitter account has been tweeting from an iPhone.
Update: Trump's campaign also seems all-in on iPad.
.@realdonaldtrump "Boycott Apple AFTER you pay via iPad." https://t.co/sDntG544rZ.@realdonaldtrump "Boycott Apple AFTER you pay via iPad." https://t.co/sDntG544rZ— not Jony Ive (@JonyIveParody) February 20, 2016February 20, 2016
This isn't the first time that Trump has expressed his opinion about Apple. In a speech last month, the candidate said that he would make Apple manufacture products in the U.S..
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